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Rock Chalk Park progressing

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Work continues on the rock chalk Park sPorts comPlex near Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. The trackand-field stadium, far left, is the most complete of the structures so far, with a projected opening set for spring 2014. The concrete pad for the city’s eight-gym recreation center, top center, also has been poured. The entire center is expected to open in summer 2014. The concrete pads along the right edge of the photo are parking lots to serve the entire complex. In the center of the site are a soccer field and a softball stadium for Kansas University.

Heating bills may go up this season Price of natural gas could rise as much as 10 percent; Weather service predicts average winter temperatures

By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Heating bills may take a slightly larger bite out of the wallets of homeowners this winter, according to the latest projections on natural gas prices. Leaders with Black Hills Energy, the city’s largest natural gas company, projected Tuesday that the price of natural gas may rise by as much as 10 percent com-

pared with last year’s prices. But Black Hills officials said the increase should amount to only a few dollars a month for the average residential user, and that newly discovered reserves of natural gas are helping keep prices at levels much lower than several years ago. “We don’t see a lot of fac-

tors that are going to cause gas prices to really spike,” said Lon Meyer, Black Hills Energy’s interim general manager. Company officials said at a luncheon for community leaders Tuesday that they are projecting natural gas prices this winter to be as high as $3.82 per MMBtu.

One MMBtu is equal to 1 million BTUs (British Thermal Units). That’s up from an average of $3.45 per MMBtu. The average residential Please see HEATING, page 2A l City opens compressed

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Approval of a proposed program to license and inspect virtually every rental unit in Lawrence was delayed for at least two more weeks after a surge of last-minute opposition emerged Tuesday at City Hall. After a spirited discussion, city commissioners at their weekly meeting ultimately unanimously agreed to delay any action on the proposal for two weeks. The commission during the last two days received approximately 40 letters in opposition to the ordinance, many of them citing concerns that the city inspection process would be an unfair invasion of privacy of renters. “I don’t think we have Farmer enough data to mitigate the fears that people have about this program at this point,” Commissioner Jeremy Farmer said. Farmer made an unexpected proposal to create a pilot project for the rental licensing and inspection program. He proposed that the city solicit approximately 25 landlords to volunteer for the registration and inspection program during the first quarter of 2014. The volunteer landlords could provide the city feedback on how the system worked. But Farmer’s idea never won the support of a majority of the commission, and ultimately commissioners ended more than three hours of discussion on the ordinance by tabling it for two weeks and asking staff members to come back with more information. The new information may include a new list of proposed violations that could be levied against a rental unit. Mayor Mike Dever Please see RENTAl, page 5A

City officials perplexed by stories of ‘boarding house’ dispute By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

The story of Debbie Nall and her Lawrence home for those who are down on their luck is exploding on the Internet and in the world of television news. And it is leaving Lawrence City Hall officials covered in a whole lot of Internet ugly. There’s the headline on the website of a Kansas City television station that says “Lawrence

targets woman who opens home to downtrodden.” Then there is the headline on a Fox News national site that declares: “City threatens woman housing the needy with fines.” A few other sites label Lawrence leaders as “infuriating” or that city officials have told Nall “to stop helping people.” The reaction from Lawrence City Hall: Huh? Despite the story making it all the way onto national news

— Scott McCullough, city director of planning and development services — it ran on the Fox and Friends Weekend edition — Lawrence city officials said there is one problem with the narrative: The

city currently isn’t trying to make Nall do anything. Scott McCullough, the city director of planning and development services, said the city hasn’t had an active case against Nall and her property at 1501 Rhode Island St. since 2011. “We’re still trying to find out what the impetus of the stories are,” McCullough said on Monday. Comments from city officials weren’t part of the original sto-

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ries because the stories were broadcast over the Thanksgiving holiday when City Hall was closed. Attempts to reach Nall on Monday were unsuccessful. But it is possible the issue does date back to 2011. There certainly was an issue back then. Neighbors filed a complaint with City Hall officials that Nall was using her large home as a type of Please see DISPuTE, page 2A

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City opens compressed natural gas fueling station By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Donna Kaye Hamblin

Lawrence city officials are taking another step in evaluating whether large fleets of city vehicles — like trash trucks and transit buses — ought to be fueled by compressed natural gas. City leaders on Tuesday opened a new $100,000 compressed natural gas fueling station at the city’s maintenance facility at 12th Street and Haskell Avenue. The station will be used by four compressed natural gas vehicles the city is using as part of a pilot project. “We’re looking to see how this fuel source can have an impact on our bottom line,” Mayor Mike Dever said. A grant from the Kansas City Regional Clean Cities program paid for about half of the fueling station. The grant also paid for the $50,000 in costs to up-

Donna Kaye Hamblin 53, of Baldwin City, KS passed away in her home on November 30, 2013, the daughter of Richard and Connie (Lemon) Spain. She is survived by her parents Richard and Connie Spain, husband Alan Hamblin, daughter Sarah Workman, son Travis Workman and his wife Alish, step daughter Teresa Jay, step son Mark Hamblin, sister Brenda Gilmore and her Aunt Floraetta Spain. She was preceded in death by her twin sister Dana Spain in 1995. Donna had seven grandchildren and many other family and friends. Donna Kaye Spain was born in La Junta, Colorado September 10, 1960. She graduated from Shawnee Heights High School, Tecumseh, KS in 1978 and later attended Washburn University for two years. She was married to Scott Workman in 1981, they were later divorced and she married Alan Hamblin in 2008. Donna worked most of her career as a Human Resource Generalist, last working at Protection

One in Lawrence, Kansas. Visitation will be held Dec 4th 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 712 9th St. Baldwin City. Funeral Services will be held Dec. 5th at 10:30 a.m. at Walnut View Christian Church 3634 SE 37th St. Topeka, KS. Burial will be at the Lynn Creek Cemetery, Berryton, KS following the funeral service. The family suggests memorials be made to Walnut View Christian Church c/o LambRoberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. home uses about 75 MMBtu per year, Black Hills LJWorld.com. estimates. Based on those projections, the average an ee oSSaman home would spend about $27 more in natural gas Friends of SanDee Nossaman are invited to a this coming year than last celebration of her life Saturday, December 7, 2013 year. Actual heating bills, between 5-8 pm at the Adams Alumni Center. however, likely will be influenced more by whether the winter temperatures amuel ogan are colder or warmer than last season. Black Hills ofServices for Samuel E. Logan, Lawrence are pending ficials on Tuesday didn’t at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. He died Dec. 1, at the offer any winter weather Leavenworth VA Hospital. rumsey-yost.com predictions. Maps from

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grade a city trash truck to run on compressed natural gas. The city began running its first compressed natural gas vehicle, a standard pickup truck, about two years ago. Steve Stewart, the city’s fleet manager, said the CNG pickup truck thus far has been performing well. “So far, it has been excellent,” Stewart said. “So far, it hasn’t given us any problems.” Stewart said fuel mileage has been comparable to traditional gasolinepowered equipment. Fuel prices have been very favorable. A gallon equivalent of compressed natural gas was selling for $1.49 on Tuesday, compared with $3.87 for diesel fuel. Dever said he hopes the city will gather about 18 months worth of maintenance and fuel data on the compressed natural gas vehicles in the city’s

fleet and then determine whether it makes sense to add CNG vehicles on a larger scale. In addition to the trash truck and the pickup truck, the city soon will add two flatbed waterhauling trucks that will run on compressed natural gas. Officials with Black Hills Energy, the city’s largest natural gas company, said a decision by the city or another large fleet operator to convert to compressed natural gas would make it more likely that a private company could open a quickfueling CNG station that is open to the public. “I think Lawrence would be a perfect place for a station,” said Lon Meyer, the interim general manager for Black Hills Energy. “It is a vibrant, youthful, progressive town where a lot of people would see the benefits.”

the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center show Kansas is likely to have average winter temperatures in the early part of the winter season, but is more likely to have above-average temperatures for the latter half of the winter season and early spring. Black Hills officials said that although natural gas is becoming a more common fuel source for electricity generation and for powering vehicles, the company’s economists aren’t seeing a return to the days when natural gas was selling at prices more than four times its current

level. In August of 2008, with green natural gas prices hovered 7 days, M-S per month $16.75 $17.75 around $13 per MMbtu, 3 days, F,S,S $10.50 $11.50 but since that time has Sun Only $6.50 $7.50 traded in range of about $2 to $4 per MMbtu as Didn’t receive your paper? For billmore domestic supplies of ing, vacation or delivery questions, call 832-7199. natural gas have been disWeekday: 6 a.m.-5:30 p.m. covered. In addition to the price Weekends: 6 a.m.-10 a.m. of gas, customers’ bills In-town redelivery: 6 a.m.-10 a.m. also are based on the rates Black Hills charges to Published daily by The World at Sixth and New transport the gas to cus- Company Hampshire streets, Lawrence, KS tomers’ homes. Larissa 66044-0122. Telephone: 843-1000; Long, senior manager of or toll-free (800) 578-8748. external affairs for Black POSTMASTER: Send address Hills, said the company changes to: does not have any reLawrence Journal-World, quests for rate increases P.O. Box 888, Lawrence, KS pending before the Kansas 66044-0888 Corporation Commission. (USPS 306-520) Periodicals post-

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boarding house. McCullough said the city looked into the complaints and found a large amount of evidence that Nall was using the property as a boarding house — although it is unclear whether Nall ever charged people a fee to stay in the house. In interviews with other media, Nall has said the home was open free of charge to people such as domestic violence victims, service members needing a temporary home and displaced families. Regardless, McCullough said the frequent nature of the boarders violated the city’s zoning code, particularly the part

that says no more than three unrelated people can live in a single-family zoned property. Unrelated guests are allowed but after a 30-day stay, they generally are considered an occupant. But McCullough said the accusations that the city threatened Nall with large fines are not accurate. “I saw one that said $30,000 in fines,” McCullough said. The city’s ordinances do allow for a judge to issue a fine ranging from $10 to $500 per day for over-occupancy, but that first would require the city to file formal charges against Nall in Lawrence Municipal Court. McCullough checked the city’s records on Monday and said Nall’s case never reached that stage. Mc-

Cullough said Nall voluntarily agreed to begin complying with the city’s zoning code. “For us, it ended in 2011,” McCullough said. McCullough said Nall at the time did ask for her property to be grandfathered in so it wouldn’t have to comply with the city’s zoning code. But McCullough said occupancy limits on the house have been in place for decades, and thus it wasn’t the type of case that qualified for an exemption. The property, however, may qualify to be rezoned for use as a bed and breakfast or a temporary shelter, McCullough said. He said he told Nall of those options, but she didn’t pursue the rezoning. Nall, however, appears aware of the six-bedroom

home’s potential as a bed and breakfast. Nall recently has put the home up for sale by owner. In a marketing flyer attached to the for-sale sign, Nall writes that the home “historically” was zoned for a bed and breakfast use, and writes that it would make a “lovely bed and breakfast” in the future. In the marketing material, Nall said she is selling the home because her husband died more than five years ago and she is looking to move into a more senior citizen-friendly home. She doesn’t mention a dispute with the city, although some of the media stories mention her move is related to the threat of “big fines” from the city. McCullough said his department hasn’t talked with Nall since the 2011

matter. “I have placed a call to her to see if I can answer any questions,” McCullough said. “I think we were all a bit surprised by the stories because we hadn’t had any recent communication with her or received any complaints about her property.” City officials at their Tuesday evening meeting reiterated that they had taken no action against Nall since 2011, and Commissioners Jeremy Farmer and Bob Schumm both made a point to say that they did not think the original television report on KCTV 5 accurately portrayed the city’s actions in the case.

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public talk at 4 p.m. Thursday in the KU School of Nursing auditorium. Bronze has served as chairman of OU College of Medicine since 2000. His clinical work focuses mainly on infectious diseases and HIV, and he has done Bronze research in emerging pathogens and graduate medical education. He is the third finalist for medical school dean to visit the campuses.

— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw

briefLy Police investigate abduction attempt The Kansas University Office of Public Safety continues to investigate a reported attempt by a man to lure a 9-year-old boy into his car Monday afternoon. Capt. Schuyler Bailey, a KU Public Safety spokesman, said on Tuesday that the office had no new information. The suspect, described as a black male, possibly with braided hair and a beard, attempted to lure the boy into his car around 5:30 p.m. Monday near 19th Street and Anna Drive.

The intersection is close to Stouffer Place apartments, an on-campus housing complex whose tenants include couples and students with children. The victim described the suspect’s car as large and brown. KU public safety officials encourage those with information to call Crime Stoppers at 864-8888 or the KU Office of Public Safety at 864-5900.

Ku’s student paper to print at Star Beginning in January the University Daily Kansan,

Kansas University’s student newspaper, will begin printing at the Kansas City Star’s production plant, the Star announced. The Kansan has been published by The World Company, which owns the Lawrence Journal-World. The company announced in October that it would close its press after The Gannett Co. ended a 30-year relationship with The World Company to print USA Today. The Journal-World will also begin printing at the Star in January. The Kansan publishes four times a week in the fall and spring, and it has a

Finalist interviewing for Ku med position On Thursday another finalist for dean of the Kansas University School of Medicine will tour the KU Medical Center campuses and give an open presentation. Michael Bronze, a professor and chairman of the department of medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, will meet with students, faculty and administrators in Kansas City, Kan., Wichita and Salina this week. Bronze will also give a

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Antique trees light up Lecompton By Elliot Hughes ehughes@ljworld.com

Like many other organizations and individuals, the Territorial Capitol Museum in Lecompton recently uncovered its Christmas decorations. But while most people take just an afternoon to festoon their home or office with Christmas ornaments, it took 20 volunteers an entire week to get the museum decorated, according to Paul Bahnmaier, president of the Lecompton Historical Society. Everyone F r o m should come now until here to take Jan. 5, the a trip down m u s e u m will exhibit memory antique lane.� Christmas ornaments — Paul Bahnmaier, on 33 trees. The decopresident, rations, doLecompton by Historical Society nated Lecompton residents over nearly 20 years, date from the late 1800s to the 1960s. The museum also will hold a Christmas vespers concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the museum’s second-floor chapel, a vestige of the Episcopal church that once occupied the building.

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CHARLENE WINTER, 78, OF LECOMPTON, adds some Christmas ornaments Tuesday to a tree from the 1930s that her in-laws, Charles and Jessie Winter, of Lecompton, had while growing up. The tree came from Germany and is called a feather tree. It is one of 33 trees on display at Lecompton’s Territorial Capital Museum.

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HOSPITAL BIRTHS Kelsi Nutt, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday. Keith Lane Jr. and Monique Miller, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday.

Looking for political answers In the United States and some other countries, education is largely a matter of local and regional policy. This year, for the first time, OECD reported scores for some countries at the state and regional level. Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida were the only U.S. states to participate in that part of the 2012 test. Florida is often cited as a model for conservative school reform initiatives such as high-stakes testing, school choice policies and an A-F grading system for schools, many of which were begun under former Gov. Jeb Bush.

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L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD Meanwhile, Massachusetts and Connecticut are examples of states that spend considerably more per pupil than the national average. Kansas ranks slightly below the national average. Looking at the top performing countries, OECD officials said, the most important factors were a strong focus on teacher quality, including investments in professional development, and allowing local autonomy for school officials to determine their own policies and priorities. But there is little evidence to support most of the â&#x20AC;&#x153;reformâ&#x20AC;? policies commonly advanced by either the political right or left in the United States: market-based competition and school choice models, which is popular among conservatives; or increased spending to reduce class sizes, as many liberals propose.

Lessons for Lawrence and Kansas In years past, the state of Kansas included funding for professional development for teachers, but Lawrence school Superintendent Rick Doll noted

that was eliminated several years ago. Still, he said it remains a high priority in the Lawrence school district where schools have a shortened schedule each Wednesday to allow teachers time for additional training. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s both for professional development and collaboration, which is extremely important,â&#x20AC;? Doll said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The day when a single teacher closes her door and teaches her or his 22 kids is over. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s much more of a team effort now. So giving teachers time for professional development and collaboration is very important.â&#x20AC;? Meanwhile, Doll said, Lawrence schools still put a priority on smaller class sizes, especially in buildings with large numbers of economically disadvantaged students. But he said he agrees there is a limit to how much benefit can be gained through small class sizes. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Getting too small doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really provide you with that many more advantages,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Everybody thinks the lower you go, the better it is, and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really not true. If you go too high â&#x20AC;&#x201D; I would suggest if you get up in the 3540 range, thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s too high.â&#x20AC;?

OLD HOLIDAY CARDS, LIKE THE ONE AT RIGHT, and other vintage decorations are an attraction at the Lecompton Festival of trees, which runs through Sunday. pull the branch down and away from the branches above it to avoid their catching fire. Iona Spencer, 88, donated those ornaments. She said her great-grandfather made them in 1930 when her family lived in Topeka and did not have electricity. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That was one of the prettiest things we ever saw,â&#x20AC;? she said of the lit tree. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That was quite an excitement for us kids.â&#x20AC;?

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TOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kansas higher education officials on Tuesday expressed support for a national plan that they said would make it easier to enroll online students from other states. Currently, institutions must navigate different requirements in each state to get authorization to offer distance education. These efforts are often costly and time-consuming.

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and City Commissioner Mike Amyx both argued that the proposed list up for approval on Tuesday was too broad. Both said the violations should be focused more on violations that clearly were a threat to a renterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life and safety. Commissioners Bob Schumm and Terry Riordan said they were ready to approve the ordinance largely as proposed on Tuesday, but said they were open to negotiations on the list of violations. Amyx and Dever are scheduled to sit down with city staff members during the next two weeks to craft a new list of violations that will be presented to the full commission at its Dec. 17 meeting. The current list of violations include a range of issues such as nonworking smoke alarms, faulty furnaces and hot water heaters, trash in yards and improperly fitting doors. Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s delay comes after commissioners already have approved funding for the licensing and inspection program in the 2014 budget. But commissioners have been struggling for months on the specific wording of the ordinance that would govern the program. In recent days, commissioners were hit with a surge of opposition from both landlords and tenants. On Tuesday, the Kansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union also notified the city that it was opening an investigation into legal concerns with the proposed pro-

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embarked on a series of changes, starting in early 2012, to address problems highlighted by the audit. â&#x20AC;&#x153;OITS was taking action to resolve almost every one of the issues raised prior to the beginning of the audit,â&#x20AC;? Schlinsog told members of the Legislative Post-Audit Committee. Several members of the committee, however, said the agency needs to be brought under the legislative appropriations process for oversight. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We should have some accountability of how these dollars are spent,â&#x20AC;? said state Rep. Tom Burroughs, D-Kansas City, Kan. The committee ordered that a presentation of the audit be made to the legislative budget committees when the 2014 legislative session starts in January. The audit found that since fiscal year 2009, OITS and its predecessor agency, the Division of Information Systems and Communication, made approximately $6 million in accounting adjustments to avoid reporting profits. State auditors said that appears to violate federal regulations and estimated that the state will owe the

But institutions in states that join the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement, or SARA, would be able to operate in any of the states that are part of the plan. The institutions would be charged an annual fee based on their size. During a telephone conference call meeting, the Academic Affairs Standing Committee of the Kansas Board of Regents voiced support of SARA. And several college

officials, including Sara Thomas Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs at Kansas University, also said they would like to see Kansas join. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Certain states are difficult to get into,â&#x20AC;? Rosen said. Under SARA, only degree-granting institutions that have national accreditation and meet the U.S. Department of Educationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s minimum level of financial responsibility can join. Several states, including Nebraska, are expect-

The program at a glance The cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s proposed program essentially would cover every rental unit the city. Here are some details:

Every apartment unit in the city would be required to register with the city each year. But city officials only would inspect a portion of units each year.

Under normal circumstances, landlords would have 10 percent of their total units in the city â&#x20AC;&#x201D; up to a maximum of 15 units â&#x20AC;&#x201D; inspected once every three years.

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gram. Specifically, the ACLUâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney said he had concerns about whether the ordinance met the constitutional provisions protecting people from unreasonable government searches. The bulk of the letters city officials received in the last two days appear to be part of an organized opposition group. Many of them were the same letter but signed by different tenants of apartment complexes around town. At Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s meeting, the crowd was evenly split among supporters and opponents of the proposed program. The program has received significant support from several neighborhood associations who believe the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s stock of rental housing can be improved. In recent days, concerns from tenants have mounted after questions have been raised about how invasive the city inspec-

federal government $1.2 million. Under federal law, state agencies can use federal funds to pay for information technology services, but OITS is prohibited from generating profits from those services. Auditors said DISC and OITS have also improperly used losses from prior years to offset current year profits; which likely will cost the state $1.4 million. The audit also found that some agencies were paying less than the costs of services while others were paying more. The governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s office was not charged for IT services for the past nine years, and the Legislature received services at a substantial discount, the audit said. These costs were then passed on to other agencies in the form of higher rates for unrelated services. In response, Schlinsog said, â&#x20AC;&#x153;While we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t deny that in the past there have been transfers of overages from some rates to make up for deficits in other rates, we donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t believe it was done to avoid reporting profits in those rates, but rather to solve the more immediate problem of having to balance the budget of DISC and OITS.â&#x20AC;? In addition, OITS has previously had to borrow money and pay penalties to address short-term cash-flow problems, the audit said.

qualify for an incentive that would allow their properties to go six years in-between inspections. Properties would qualify for the incentive if their properties previously passed a city inspection with no major violations.

The city plans to hire five-full time inspectors and an administrative staff position for the program. The approximately $400,000 in program costs would be paid for through registration and inspection fees paid by landlords. tions would be. City staff members have argued the city has successfully run a similar but more limited rental inspection program for the last 11 years. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not doing this to get into peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s houses,â&#x20AC;? Riordan said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re doing this to protect people who need protection.â&#x20AC;? Dever, though, said he had serious concerns about whether the city has a good understanding of the amount of time and money it will take to run the inspection program.

ed to join this year. For Kansas to join would require legislation. Regent Tim Emert, of Independence, expressed support for SARA but cautioned that joining a national effort would raise alarms with many in the Legislature. â&#x20AC;&#x153;There is a whole group

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Judge: Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut pensions DETROIT (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut employee pensions and relieve itself of other crushing debts, handing a defeat to the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unions and retirees. Judge Steven Rhodes, who wondered aloud why the bankruptcy had not happened years ago, said pensions can be altered just like any contract because the Michigan Constitution does not offer bulletproof protection for employee benefits. But he signaled a desire for a measured approach and warned city officials that they must be prepared to defend any deep reductions. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This once proud and prosperous city canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t pay its debts. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s insolvent,â&#x20AC;? Rhodes said in formally granting Detroit the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history. â&#x20AC;&#x153;At the same time, it also has an opportunity for a fresh start.â&#x20AC;? The ruling came more than four months after Detroit filed for Chapter 9

WASHINGTON (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t offer much help to frequent fliers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships. The justices heard the case of a Minnesota rabbi who was stripped of his top-level â&#x20AC;&#x153;platinum eliteâ&#x20AC;? status in Northwestâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s WorldPerks program because the airline said he complained too much. Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg said Northwest, since absorbed by Delta Air Lines Inc., did not act in good faith when it cut him off. The airline says the federal deregulation of the airline industry in 1978 rules out most lawsuits like the one filed by Ginsberg. Most justices signaled they think that ruling for Ginsberg could give rise to state-by-state rules that the deregulation law was intended to prevent. Justice Stephen Breyer said Ginsbergâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s complaint also could apply

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DETROIT CITY WORKERS AND SUPPORTERS protest outside the federal courthouse in Detroit while awaiting the bankruptcy decision Tuesday. protection. Rhodes agreed with unions and pension funds that the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, had not negotiated in good faith in the weeks ahead of the July filing, a key condition

under federal law. But he said the number of creditors â&#x20AC;&#x201D; more than 100,000 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and a wide array of competing interests probably made that â&#x20AC;&#x153;impossible.â&#x20AC;? The decision set the stage for officials to con-

front $18 billion in debt with a plan that is sure to include touchy negotiations over the pensions of about 23,000 retirees and 9,000 workers. Orr says pension funds are short by $3.5 billion.

to airline ticket prices, which are supposed to be set through competition among airlines. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It sounds to me like I go in to, you know, get a ticket, my reasonable expectation is theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not going to charge me what theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to charge, you know. I mean, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s unbelievable,â&#x20AC;? Breyer said. Under Ginsbergâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s view of the case, Breyer said he could sue over the prices. Ginsberg said in court papers that he and his wife flew almost exclusively on Northwest, logging roughly 75 flights a year to travel across the U.S. and abroad. Northwest cut him off in 2008, shortly after Northwest and Delta agreed to merge. Ginsberg said the move was a cost-cutting measure designed to get rid of high-mileage customers. Northwest says Ginsberg complained 24 times in a 7-month period, including nine instances of luggage that turned up late on airport baggage carousels.

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Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic LAGOS, NIGERIA (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket. A video of Okeneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rescue in May that was posted on the Internet six months later, has gone viral this week. To this day, Okene believes his rescue after 72 hours underwater at a depth of about 100 feet, is a sign of divine deliverance. The other 11 seamen aboard the Jascon 4 died. Divers sent to the scene were looking only for bodies, according to Tony Walker, project manager for the Dutch company DCN Diving, who were called to the scene because they were working on a neighboring oil field

BRIEFLY Morsi investigated for links to jihadists CAIRO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; During his year as president, Egyptâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mohammed Morsi cultivated ties with Islamic radicals, making them a key support for his rule by pardoning dozens of jailed militants, restraining the military from an all-out offensive against jihadis in Sinai and giving their hard-line sheiks a platform to spread their rhetoric. Now with Morsi ousted and imprisoned, investigators are looking into possibly putting him on trial for links to jihadis, accusing him and his Muslim Brotherhood of being behind a wave of violence by Sinai-based militants in retaliation for the July 3 military coup that removed the Islamists from power, military and security officials say. The investigation marks a new track of possible prosecution against Morsi, who is already on trial on charges of inciting murder over a December attack by Islamists on protesters.

Scientists: Arafat was not poisoned PARIS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; French scientists looking into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have dismissed poisoning by radioactive polonium, his widow announced Tuesday. The results contradict earlier findings by a Swiss lab, and mean itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s still unclear how Arafat died nine years ago. Teams of scientists from three countries were appointed to determine whether polonium played a role in his death in a French military hospital in 2004. Palestinians have long suspected Israel of poisoning him, which Israel denies. After a 2012 report that traces of radioactive polonium were found on Arafatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s clothing, Arafatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s widow filed a legal complaint in France seeking an investigation into whether he was murdered. As part of that investigation, French investigators had Arafatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s remains exhumed and ordered genetic, toxicology, medical, anatomical and radiation tests on them. Suha Arafat and her lawyers were notified Tuesday of the results, less than a month after the Swiss team issued their report.

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Boeing plans If a last-minute pitch for a new Boeing plant in Wichita falls short, state officials should revisit their strategy to reduce the possibility of similar disappointments in the future.

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ccording to recent news reports, Boeing executives are meeting with senior officials from five to 15 states trying to land a new Boeing commercial aircraft manufacturing plant. The plant would produce the Boeing 777X passenger airliner and would create thousands of jobs. Boeing officials have set a Dec. 10 deadline to accept bids from the states seeking this prized manufacturing facility. Last week, Kansas was not among the states that were in the running for the giant economic development plum. However, Gov. Sam Brownback confirmed on Monday that Kansas was “back in it” and would “take a shot” at attracting the new plant. According to the news reports, as well as some top Kansas officials, Boeing started shopping for a new home for its Washington state manufacturing facility after its machinists union rejected a proposed contract that would have led to the 777X being produced at that plant. It seems Wichita would be an ideal location for the new plant given the current facilities in Wichita, which probably could be renovated at considerably less cost than building a new plant elsewhere. Wichita also offers a well-trained work force with experience in the aviation business. However, the union that rejected the Boeing contract proposal in Washington reportedly is the same group that caused Boeing officials to close their operation in Wichita. Boeing officials are said to have told Kansas leaders that they would not consider a Wichita site because of the union situation. If these explanations are accurate, it seems that state and local leaders, along with Boeing and union officials, could get creative in coming up with a workable plan in which all parties would be winners. Wichita has a rich history as a hub for manufacturing numerous types and sizes of airplanes. The work force is well trained and they do excellent work. Kansas and Wichita should work hard to advance their reputation as a superior location to build airplanes and as a center of talented and highly productive workers. Kansas seems to be coming late to this party, but the effort is worthwhile considering the benefits this plant could bring to Kansas. If the state fails to attract this project, it should cause Kansas officials to reassess their efforts and try to get their acts together to minimize the chances for similar embarrassing shutouts in the future.

WASHINGTON — As al-Qaida grows more powerful in Syria — seeking “complete control over the liberated areas,” according to a new Syrian rebel intelligence report — moderate opposition leaders are voicing new interest in a political settlement of the grinding civil war. But a peace agreement may just be a prelude to a new war against the terrorists. This search for a political transition has also drawn together a disparate group of nations, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States. These nations met quietly in Geneva on Nov. 21 to discuss ways to provide humanitarian relief for thousands of civilians who face the threat of starvation this winter. Negotiations have focused on providing supplies to civilians trapped in three areas: the old city of Homs, in central Syria; the town of Darayya, about six miles southwest of Damascus; and the town of Moadamiyeh, about eight miles southwest of the capital. A relief “working group” has been coordinated by Valerie Amos, the United Nations’ emergency relief coordinator. The raw materials for peace negotiations are there. But as always in the tragic Syrian conflict, the forces of sectarian conflict and political inertia seem stronger. The two-year failure to find an exit is leading to what observers predict could be a humanitarian disaster this winter, with the loss of tens

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The raw materials for peace negotiations are there. But as always in the tragic Syrian conflict, the forces of sectarian conflict and political inertia seem stronger.” of thousands of lives. Gen. Salim Idriss, the commander of the moderate Free Syrian Army, said in a telephone interview Monday that he’s prepared to join the socalled “Geneva 2” peace negotiations scheduled for Jan. 21, if the Syrian regime will agree to confidence-building measures such as a humanitarian relief corridor to besieged areas. Idriss didn’t demand as a precondition that President Bashar al-Assad resign before negotiations begin. Instead, he said, Assad’s departure should come “at the end of negotiations.” This position was echoed by Monzer Akbik, a spokesman for the Syrian opposition council, the moderate rebels’ political arm. Idriss stressed the threat posed by the al-Qaida af-

filiate known as the “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria,” or ISIS. He said the group was “very dangerous for the future of Syria” and that after Assad’s departure, the Free Syrian Army would be ready to join the regular Syrian army in fighting them. A new intelligence report prepared for the State Department by Idriss’ colleagues paints a frightening picture of the growth of the ISIS. According to this document, the group now includes about 5,500 foreign fighters, who “form the main backbone of ISIS in its sensitive operations.” These foreign jihadists are recruited from their home countries by a network headed by a fighter known as Abu Ahmad al-Iraqi. Once they reach Syria, “the fighters are constantly fitted with explosive vests and threaten all who dare to confront them,” according to the intelligence report. The “most dangerous and barbaric” of these al-Qaida fighters are about 250 Chechens, based in the suburbs of Aleppo and coordinated by an operative known as Abu Omar al-Chechani, the report says. Joining this core group of foreign fighters are about 2,000 young ideological recruits, drawn mostly from northern Syria. Another 15,000 fighters support the group “out of fear or greed.” These include fighters from 14 Sunni tribes in the Raqqah area and eight tribes from Deir al-Zour, both in the

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northeast. “ISIS employs the policy of kidnapping in the areas in which it is deployed,” warns the intelligence report. The group’s prisons hold more than 35 foreign journalists, 60 Syrian political activists and more than 100 Free Syrian Army fighters. It also controls key areas along the TurkishSyrian border, where it lies in wait for victims. Idriss said the Free Syrian Army is trying to fight a twofront war, battling al-Qaida fighters at 24 locations over the past six months, even as it tries to keep fighting Assad’s army. The CIA is said to be training about 200 fighters for Idriss each month, though the commander wouldn’t acknowledge this support. Asked about U.S. tactical advice to stage more “hit and run” guerrilla operations, Idriss said he had advised his recruits “to fight in small groups and hit targets and move — and not try to control the land.” The two tracks — fighting and negotiating — sound good in principle. But the rebels haven’t been strong enough to make either approach work — and the U.S. hasn’t been ready to provide the necessary additional firepower. There’s more support now for a political settlement at a “Geneva 2” conference, but it’s clear that even if Assad leaves, a second Syrian war against al-Qaida is ahead. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

OLD HOME TOWN U.S. Rep. Jim Slattery, D-Kan., met with reporters for a short YEARS time on the steps AGO of Hall-Kimbrell’s IN 1988 corporate offices in Lawrence to share his thoughts on social service agencies. Volunteer efforts such as the United Way must play an increasing role in the funding of social services, Slattery said, because the federal government wasn’t able to. With the nation “struggling with a major deficit” and having to make drastic cuts in social service budgets in recent years, “I don’t think that the federal government’s going to have a lot of money to spend for these programs,” Slattery said.

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“Sorry, no gas” signs were beginning to appear at some Lawrence YEARS service stations AGO this week. Most IN 1973 stations continued to have adequate supplies and were dealing with gas shortages by adjusting their hours of operation, but several sites had posted the apologetic signs until their later allotments came in, causing motorists to have to drive to a different station for fuel.

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“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” — John Lennon “Black Friday” was a metaphor beyond the merchants’ bottom line. Headlines on last Friday’s Drudge Report reflect a culture that is being trampled by the greed and me-only attitude of a growing number of us:

“Mall mayhem...

Suspected shoplifter shot after dragging cop through Kohl’s parking lot...

Brawls. .. Man stabbed over parking spot...

Shopper kicked out of Wal-mart for filming fight...

Man shot walking home with big screen...

Shoppers trampled in race for $49 tablet...

Salvation Army kettles stolen...

Woman pulls stun gun in argument over Wal-mart shopping cart.” Once such stories seemed isolated, even bizarre. In the era of flash mobs and a growing entitlement mentality fueled by politicians and “income inequality” alarmists, these far-too-frequent instances now seem to be symptomatic of a decaying culture. Like those with symptoms of illness who refuse to see a doctor, ignoring this pestilence that is destroying our foundations ensures it will get worse. These incidents are the result of a nation that has ceased to impose — yes, impose — the old values that served previous generations well.

Cal Thomas tmseditors@tribune.com

If things satisfied, wouldn’t Americans be the most satisfied people on Earth?” The dark night is rising, and it isn’t a Batman movie. The latest, but probably not the last, expression of what I mean is what used to be called assault and battery, but now is labeled the “knockout game” in which mostly young men see if they can randomly knock another person unconscious with a single punch. People and nations must be ruled by something, or there is anarchy. Either it is God, or secular laws that control our lower nature. Today, we are out of control as we pursue happiness through prosperity in the false hope money and things will satisfy. The problem with prosperity is that one is never satisfied. As the ancient writer said, “Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income.” (Ecclesiastes 5:10). Who today is satisfied with their income and circumstances?

In my neighborhood there are old houses built during World War II, and at that time they sold for well under $20,000. One of these houses is currently on sale for more than $1 million. Far larger and more expensive homes stand on lots where smaller and cheaper homes once stood. These new homes are called “tear-down houses.” How many regard these larger houses as steppingstones to an even-bigger next house? What is the purpose, other than ego fulfillment? The estate sale is the end of it all. If things satisfied, wouldn’t Americans be the most satisfied people on Earth? We have more stuff than any generation before ours. The overflow we deposit in rented public storage units. The stock market is up substantially, but we want it to go higher with no bursting bubble this time. Then what? What will we do with more? Will tomorrow’s more satisfy when today’s more hasn’t? Writer Jess C. Scott has said, “If money’s the god people worship, I’d rather go worship the devil instead.” Given the behavior of so many on “Black Friday” and other examples of cultural decay and national decline, many of us seem to be doing just that. Israel’s King David warned, “The wicked freely strut about when what is vile is honored among men.” (Psalm 12:8). Can’t say we haven’t been warned. — Cal Thomas is a columnist for Tribune Media Services.

From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Dec. 4, 1913: YEARS “A war on loafAGO ing on the part IN 1913 of high school boys was begun yesterday when the city police received orders to keep them out of pool halls and simultaneously the proprietors of other favorite loafing places placed the ban on the practice of high school lads cutting class to loaf in their places of business. ‘I am glad to see the co-operation the city police are giving in the matter,’ said Principal Olney today.... One reason for the boys loafing in barber shops and pool halls instead of at the Y. M. C. A., they say, is that they cannot smoke in the Y. M. C. A. building while they can do as they please elsewhere.... The proprietor of one barber shop where the ‘cutters’ have been accustomed to loaf stated last night that he had prohibited absolutely the loafing of boys in his shop, beginning yesterday. ‘I have never approved of the boys loafing in my shop, especially when I knew them to be cutting classes, and now I have determined to stop it,’ he said.”

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WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW • LAWRENCE HIGH

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Wiggins’ growing pains worth it Andrew Wiggins played one lousy basketball game in the Bahamas. During the three-game Battle 4 Atlantis, he was no better than Kansas University’s third-best freshman, ranking behind Joel Embiid and Frank Mason. I have two words to say about that: So what? It’s not as if he’s the first talented basketball player to experience bouts of inconsistency during the first posthigh school November of his career. The tougher the coach, Wiggins the more shocking the transition to college basketball. Bill Self is no softy. Many watching the tourney on TV noticed Self appeared to mouth the word “soft” to Wiggins at one point. Wiggins joins a long list of Self players, past and present, to hear that label sent their way. They grow tired of hearing it, realize the coach isn’t going to dumb down his standards for anyone, stop fighting him and do it his way more consistently as the season progresses. They tend to like the result of everyone doing the things that keep words such as “soft” and the gentler euphemism “casual” from flying off Self’s tongue. Nobody is exempt from getting blasted for shying from contact when crashing the boards or chasing loose balls, putting style ahead of substance when on the way to dunks, not running hard in transition in both directions every single time, things like that. For most players coming out of high school, those things aren’t second-nature until bad habits have been cleansed through daily feedback behind the closed doors of practices and the fishbowl of games. Everything Wiggins does, the good and not-so-good, is magnified because of his inflated fame and thanks to talent outbursts so loud they feed the hunger to see more, more, more! Now and forever, for crying out loud! Rare is the athlete who blends so much length and

‘Tis the season

LAWRENCE HIGH WINTER SPORTS ATHLETES INCLUDE, from left, Anthony Riley (boys basketball), Darren Rawlings (swimming), Ryan Bellinger (wrestling) and Kionna Coleman (girls basketball).

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Lions ready to open campaigns

FREE STATE HIGH SCHOOL

Old, new Firebirds set to start

By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

December is here, and for the athletes at Lawrence High, that means it is time for winter sports. Here is a look at each LHS team that begins competing this week.

By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Some are young, some old and some in-between. The experience level varies greatly from team to team among winter sports programs at Free State High. Here is a look at each that gets its season started this week.

Boys basketball A team that finished its previous season with a losing record rarely can start the winter with legitimate state-tournament aspirations. Then again, most that fall in that category aren’t like Free State’s boys basketball team, which returns five senior starters who all played in the opening round of the 2013 Class 6A state tourney. Guards Reshawn Caro and Keith Loneker, and forwards Cole Moreano, FREE STATE HIGH WINTER SPORTS ATHLETES INCLUDE, Khadre Lane and Blake clockwise from front left, Kyle Yoder (swimming), Scout Winslow, who lost to Blue Wiebe (girls basketball), Reshawn Caro (boys basketball) Please see FIREBIRDS, page 3B and Colton Steele (wrestling).

Boys basketball For the talent Lawrence boys basketball coach Mike Lewis has coming back this winter, there sure doesn’t seem to be any notion of accomplished players appointing themselves superior to their teammates. Few backcourts in the Sunflower League have the chance to be as dynamic as the Lions’ duo of junior guard Anthony Bonner and sophomore point guard Justin Roberts, but when Lewis examines his team’s structure he notices foremost a “we is greater than me” mentality. “A year of experience at the varsity level helps with confidence,” Lewis said of the lead guards. “Both are confident players, good leaders, competitors, and want to lead our team.” Guards John Barbee and Connor Henrichs are back in Please see LIONS, page 3B

Please see KEEGAN, page 4B

KU women support Summitt, Alzheimer’s awareness By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

John Young/Journal-World File Photo

KANSAS UNIVERSITY HEAD COACH BONNIE HENRICKSON pulls guard Lamaria Cole aside during a stoppage in play during the KU women’s basketball game against Oral Roberts, Nov. 10 at Allen Fieldhouse.

None of the players on the Kansas University women’s basketball roster were recruited to Tennessee by legendary Volunteers coach Pat Summitt, but at 7 tonight, when the Jayhawks host Arkansas at Allen Fieldhouse, they’ll all be playing for her. Both teams will participate in a nationwide movement known as “We Back Pat,” in which a majority of the pregame and portions of the game itself will be devoted to raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease, which Summitt has been battling for the past few years.

KU and Arkansas both will wear orange warm-up shirts and pins that boast the “We Back Pat” slogan in support of the Pat Summitt Foundation, and KU coach Bonnie Henrickson has recorded a public service announcement that stresses the importance of early detection of Alzheimer’s Summitt disease. In addition to getting back onto the court after suffering backto-back losses to Xavier and Duke last weekend in the Virgin Islands, the Jayhawks

(4-3) are looking forward to the special evening. “She’s one of the greatest to ever coach, so it’s an honor to be able to play for her,” junior guard Natalie Knight said of Summitt. “Our heart goes out to her and anybody who’s ever played for her. We’re really happy and really excited to be able to do that.” For Henrickson, the opportunity to honor Summitt is one that’s near and dear to her heart. In 1988, when Henrickson was a graduate assistant at Western Illinois, she received what she remembered as the opportunity of a lifetime.

ARKANSAS V. KANSAS

Who: Arkansas Razorbacks (8-0) vs. Kansas University Jayhawks (4-3) When: 7 tonight Where: Allen Fieldhouse TV: Jayhawk Television Network/ Metro Sports (WOW cable channels 37, Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B 226)


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By next week, the people who make sure the nation has a player worthy of the Heisman trophy â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and the ESPN primetime show devoted to it â&#x20AC;&#x201D; will have had their say. And then weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll know just what the definition of integrity means when it comes to handing out the little statue that means so much. Look at the stats, the charisma of Jameis Winston and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a no brainer. The redshirt freshman has led Florida State to an undefeated season so far, a No. 1 ranking, and almost surely a berth in the BCS title game. Look at the allegations of a woman who claims the star quarterback raped her and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s another story. Look at how authorities in Tallahassee have handled it so far, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s distasteful at best. Innocent until proven guilty? A grand concept, and for that, we should be grateful we have the judicial system to give us the final say. But this isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t about a courtroom trial, or being judged by a jury of peers. This has nothing to do with the possibility Winston could face going to prison instead of the NFL. This is about voting for the Heisman. And this is about a good time to say no. No to the notion that athletes should be exalted without question. No to a football culture that the womanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s family members said was so pervasive that detectives warned against pressing ahead with charges. No to those who say that the only thing that matters is how many games you win, and how many alumni can brag they got tickets to the BCS title game. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If this was an issue like he stole a stereo or something I might look at it differently,â&#x20AC;? said Richard Lapchick, the excellent arbiter of ethics in sports today. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But to turn a blind eye to this would be a mistake.â&#x20AC;? It would, because the Heisman is more than just an end of the season award. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a trophy that has almost achieved a mythical status, and it comes with the provision that the player not only must be very skilled but possess a certain amount of integrity. We know where Winston fits in the first requirement. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s completed two of every three passes, thrown for 35 touchdowns, and led the Seminoles to within one game of the title game in Pasadena. But no one outside of Winston and his accuser can be sure how he rates on the second. Unfortunately, the wheels of justice sometimes move slowly. That seems to be even truer in Tallahassee, where the family of the woman claims police never presented a case to prosecutors from when it was reported last December until it was reported on last month. When it became public, Winstonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney suggested they were looking at the wrong man. When test results confirmed DNA was found in the underwear of the accuser, the attorney changed paths and said the sex was consensual. The family hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t changed their stance once. â&#x20AC;&#x153;To be clear, the victim did not consent,â&#x20AC;? the family said in a statement. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This was a rape.â&#x20AC;? Winston, as is his right, has said nothing, either to police or reporters. Is Jameis Winston the best college player in the country? Yes he is, and thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a good chance he will be again next year if circumstances allow. But heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not Heisman-winning material right now. At least not until a far bigger question is answered first.

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FORMER KANSAS CHIEFS LINEBACKER CHRIS MARTIN, left, and his attorney, Ken McClain, talk about their lawsuit against the Chiefs during a news conference Tuesday in Independence, Mo.

Five ex-Chiefs sue team over head injuries KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL. The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on behalf of former players Leonard Griffin, Chris Martin, Joe Phillips, Alexander Louis Cooper and Kevin Porter, all of whom played on defense. It seeks more than $15,000 in actual and punitive damages. All five players have opted out of a multimillion-dollar settlement announced this summer that would compensate former players for their head injuries. The Kansas City plaintiffs claim to be suffering from post-concussion syndrome and latent brain disease because of multiple concussions they sustained while playing for the Chiefs. They all claim also to be suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which can only be definitively diagnosed by examining the brain after death. Martin, a Kansas City resident who played linebacker for the Chiefs from 1988 to 1993, said at a news conference he didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know that continuing to play in games after sustaining a head injury would cause permanent damage. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I would have liked to have the opportunity to know that going back on the field would cause me to have severe disabilities later in life,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know that. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what the lawsuit is about.â&#x20AC;? Chiefs spokesman Ted Crews and NFL spokesman Greg Aiello both declined to comment on the suit. Plaintiffsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; attorney Ken McClain called the proposed $765 million settlement between the NFL and former players insignificant and said it provides compensation only to the former players with the most severe brain injuries. None of the five plaintiffs will get monetary compensation under that deal, he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;All theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to be is monitored over time, but no relief will be offered to them,â&#x20AC;? McClain said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s really a very small amount of money if you do the math. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s paid out over 20 years, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s $765 million total. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a little under $20 million a year the teams are contributing to these very severely injured people. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not very much money.â&#x20AC;?

The 331-pound Powe was the Chiefsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; sixth-round draft pick (199th overall) out of Ole Miss in 2011. He played in 10 games in 2011-12, recording six tackles, before he was released Sept. 1, 2013. Love, a three-year NFL veteran, played in 42 games with the Patriots and Chiefs, playing in one game for Kansas City this season.

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WSU investigating violations WICHITA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Wichita Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s athletics department says itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s investigating improper clothing and apparel benefits to baseball players. The university announced Tuesday that it has hired an Overland Park law firm that specializes in NCAA rules violations to help investigate. Wichita State says the violations came to light during the transition that followed the June 4 firing of longtime head baseball coach Gene Stephenson. He was replaced in mid-June by Arkansas assistant Todd Butler.

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Nets reassign aide Frank NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The disappointing Brooklyn Nets have shaken up their coaching staff, reassigning top assistant Lawrence Frank to a non-bench role. Head coach Jason Kidd says Frank will not be at practices or games, and that he will be writing daily reports. He said the two had â&#x20AC;&#x153;different philosophies.â&#x20AC;? Kidd played for Frank with the Nets and hired him when he became a first-time coach in June.

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Clark to lead playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; union SAN DIEGO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Tony Clark has become the first former big leaguer to lead the baseball playersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; union, pending a vote by the general membership. The MLBPAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s executive board voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Clark to replace Michael Weiner, who died Nov. 22 of brain cancer.

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Source: Yankees add Ellsbury

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NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series K.C. adds ex-Jayhawk Opurum with Boston, reached agreement with the rival KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Chiefs said Tuesday New York Yankees on a seven-year contract they have added rookie fullback Toben Opurum worth about $153 million, a person familiar with to the practice squad. The former Kansas Unithe negotiations said Tuesday night. versity player was on the squad until his release Ellsbury was to take a physical in New York Nov. 20. today, the person said, speaking on condition of The Chiefs also signed defensive tackle Jerrell anonymity because no statements were authoPowe and released defensive tackle Kyle Love. rized.

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Jayhawks add juco teammates to O-line By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis has completed the Georgia Military sweep. Not long after reporting that Keyon Haughton, a 6-foot-2, 300-pound offensive lineman from the junior college had committed to Kansas, JayhawkSlant.com’s Jon Kirby got in touch with Haughton’s teammate, Devon Williams, and learned that he, too, had given an oral commitment to join the Jayhawks. Like Haughton, Williams, a 6-5, 335-pound left tackle, met with Weis and running backs coach Reg-

Williams

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gie Mitchell on Monday morning and basically committed on the spot. The two visited KU last weekend for the Kansas State game and Williams said they talked about playing together at Kansas on the plane ride home. According to Kirby’s report, KU captain Keon Stowers, a former Georgia Military player himself,

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played a key role in landing both players. “He really helped me on the visit and we clicked right away,” Williams told Kirby. “Since he is from Georgia Military, he knew where I was coming from. He told me it would be a great place for us. I could tell he and the other players really want to win.” Despite KU transitioning from former offensive line coach Tim Grunhard to its next O-line coach — Rice’s John Reagan, sources have told the JournalWorld — Williams said he felt a lot of love from the existing KU coaches and was not worried about his future position coach. Williams, who chose

son of the Grand Forks Herald, KU wide receivers coach Rob Ianello, who also serves as the program’s recruiting coordinator, has thrown his name into the hat for the vacant head coaching job at the University of North Dakota. Ianello coached Ianello u n d e r Weis at Notre Dame and briefly became the FightIanello up for job? ing Irish’s interim head According to a recent coach after Weis was report from Wayne Nel- fired. He then spent

two seasons as the head coach at Akron (2010-11) before being relieved of his duties there and landing at Kansas. Weis said following KU’s season-ending loss to Kansas State last weekend that if he were to make other changes to his coaching staff, it would be after the December recruiting period. According to the report, UND has received 24 applications for the position and the deadline to apply is Dec. 10. Nelson also wrote that UND athletic director Brian Faison said he would like to fill the job as soon as possible.

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“She’s been very good to me,” Henrickson said. “I’ve saved every note she’s ever written to me. She’s that kind of person. She sees you on the road or at a big game or after a win and she’ll take the time to drop you a note, which, I don’t know how she has the time. “I’ve certainly been impressed by her success, but I was always more impressed by how it never defined who she was

as a person. No ego and arrogance there.” There is, of course, a game associated with the Jayhawks’ We Back Pat night, and it figures to be as tough as any Kansas has encountered this season. Arkansas comes in at 8-0 and is averaging 76 points per game while holding opponents to just 41. Henrickson said her team needs to show more consistency in all aspects

than it has thus far if it hopes to hang with the Razorbacks. And senior CeCe Harper said the Jayhawks’ six-game homestand, which starts tonight and runs through the Big 12 Conference opener against West Virginia on Jan. 2, would be critical. “This is a big run that could give us momentum heading into Big 12 play,” Harper said. “This is where we figure out who we are as a team.”

(Thursday at Topeka) will also be their first. That’s where Wiebe’s toughness and scoring will help the Firebids, as will a new role for Shade. “Last year (Shade) relied on others to create for her,” Duncan said. “This year she will create for herself and others.”

The FSHS season begins today with a home quadrangular.

Haskell men win vs. Peru State

FSHS grad Caron award nominee

CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

The Haskell Indian Nations University men’s basketball team picked up its second win of the season, 100-90, over Peru State on Tuesday at Coffin Complex. HINU (2-7) plays next at University of St. Mary on Dec. 16 in Leavenworth.

Kansas State senior forward Chantay Caron, a graduate of Free State High, was announced as a nominee for the 2014 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team. The award recognizes student-athletes’ significant contributions through volunteerism and civic service.

“I always say my claim to fame was she let me work her camp as a GA,” Henrickson said. As the years went on, the two coaches got to know each other better and Henrickson’s respect and admiration for Summitt soared with each encounter.

KU over offers from Florida A&M, South Alabama, Troy and Tulane and had interest from Auburn and Kentucky, will graduate in May. Haughton is scheduled to graduate in December and be eligible to report to campus in January. They became the fourth and fifth offensive linemen in the Class of 2014 to commit to KU and the 10th and 11th players in the class overall. Weis and the KU coaching staff will remain on the road recruiting until Dec. 14.

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Valley Northwest at state, all have extensive court time with each other under coach Chuck Law and know his system. “So far, the leadership our seniors have provided has been unlike any I’ve seen at this school in quite awhile,” Law said. “They’ve led both vocally and by example with their work ethic. If your seniors are your hardest workers, it usually translates to success on the court.” FSHS, which went 1112 a year ago, and found its way late in the season, has guard Weston Hack back for his junior season. Senior Innocent Anavberokhai played last year, too. Guards Tristan Garber and Justin Narcomey and forward Keegan McKinney figure to provide the Firebirds support off the bench. A December schedule that Law expects to challenge Free State begins Thursday at Kansas City (Mo.) Central.

Girls basketball Coach Bryan Duncan knows what he has in guard Millie Shade and forward Scout Wiebe, both prominent pieces of

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FREE STATE SOPHOMORE WESTON HACK (21) TRIES TO CREATE SPACE as he drives past Olathe Northwest’s Easton Koch in this file photo from Jan. 11 at FSHS. Hack, now in his junior season, and the Firebirds’ boys basketball team will begin their season Thursday at Kansas City (Mo.) Central. last year’s roster, but the rest of Free State’s girls basketball team consists of primarily fresh faces. Entering his 12th year with the program, Duncan has been doing this long enough that putting together a fairly young team won’t be a new challenge.

“Three years ago we were in a similar situation, where starters were not even sure what to do during starting line-ups,” the coach said. “We are not that inexperienced, but we certainly will need some game-time experience to find an identity.”

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Lawrence’s perimeteroriented attack, and Lewis projects forward Price Morgan and guards Ben Rajewski and Anthony Riley as key newcomers. LHS finished 2012-13 with a 12-9 record, and its season ended in the first round of sub-state. For the Lions to go farther, and get to the Class 6A state tournament, Lewis wants to see his players turn up their team defense and outside shooting in tight games. Nick Krug/Journal-World File Photo The Lions open their season Friday at home, LAWRENCE HIGH FORWARD MAKAYLA BELL GOES TO THE BUCKET against Olathe East guard Molly Taitt against Junction City. in this file photo from Feb. 15 at Lawrence High Girls basketball School. Bell, now a senior, and the Lions’ girls basLast season’s 3-18 re- ketball team open their season on Friday at Emporia. cord hasn’t lowered Lawrence girls basketball the ability to shoot the uptempo style. Plus, this coach Nick Wood’s op- ball,” Wood said, “will year marks Coleman and timism for the coming help us be very competi- Pope’s third season as months. That’s because tive.” starters. the Lions have a numSenior forwards Kionna If Lawrence wants to ber of veterans back for Coleman and Makayla compete at a higher level, another run through the Bell, as well as junior Wood needs his leaders Sunflower League. guards Marissa Pope and helping along some soph“We feel like our ath- Jolana Shield, give LHS omores and freshmen. leticism, mixed in with a core that can play an “Our biggest early-sea-

While senior guard Maren Kahler at least played some varsity minutes a year ago, when FSHS went 16-6, and Adriana Jadlow has been in the program, freshmen Madison Piper and Naomi Hickman’s next game in a Free State uniform

son challenge will be getting our younger girls used to what it takes to compete at a varsity 6A level,” the coach said. “We are going to rely on a lot of younger talent to mix in with our returning players.” The Lions open their season Friday at Emporia.

Boys swimming Don’t get Lawrence boys swimming coach Kent McDonald wrong. He’s thrilled with his team’s numbers as the season begins. He is just realistic, and he knows a lot of the Lions are new to the program or aren’t year-round swimmers. So just getting started might be the toughest part of the months to come, because they have to get in shape. “It will show in the early meets,” the eighth-year coach said of the newness of it all. “Also, the new swimmers will need to learn strokes other than freestyle, and the divers are all going to need to learn new dives.” LHS does have some experience on its side. Swimmers Caleb Axlund and Tim Schraad both competed at state last

Boys swimming As much talent as coach Annette McDonald has to work with this winter, the Free State boys swimming coach knows she can’t expect the Firebirds to just jump in the water and start winning meets. “There is a learning curve that occurs over the first quarter of the season with athletes new to the team,” the 13th-year coach pointed out. “There is a lot to learn for the newcomers.” McDonald feels good about the young and talented additions in swimming and diving, but she also has trust in the team’s proven commodities: Kyle Yoder, Hunter Robinson, Jack Ziegler, Josh Terrell, Nolan Stopel, Cooper Schmiedeler and Brandon Bunting. Adding swimmers Jordan Portella, Sydney Lin, Matthew Wilkus, Evan Yoder and Zach Denny, as well as diver Chad Bourdon, should keep Free State competitive, their coach predicted.

Wrestling Sure, Mike Gillman would have preferred to see his Free State wrestlers win a few more matches and finish better than 21st at the 6A state meet last season, but he couldn’t be happier to have five grapplers with state experience back on the mat for FSHS this winter. Colton Steele, Sam Skwarlo, Maurice Jacobs, Quailan Fowler and James Wensel now all know just how difficult it is to win at the season’s final tournament, “The kids that I have in the wrestling room have been working extremely hard this year,” Gillman said, “and are motivated by goals they have set for themselves.” The FSHS coach expects his team’s seniors to motivate newcomers, including Sky Carey, who will partner up with team leader Steele at practices. The Firebirds’ season starts Saturday at Gardner-Edgerton, where they could see members of state championship programs from Iowa and Nebraska, an Oklahoma state runner-up or highly regarded Kansas program St. James Academy.

winter. John Eakes, Chase well, picking things up Odgers and Darren Rawl- quickly.” It helps to have some ings return, too, as does older Lions who really diver Izaiah Bowie. Early signs at practices, know the ways of the mat. McDonald added, indicate Alan Clothier won a thirdnewcomers Andy Free- place 6A state medal last man, Caelan Golledge, season, and veterans Ryan Patrick Oblon, Matt Ra- Bellinger, Alex Jones, Xavier Kenmaley, Jack ney, GarRyan, Alex rett Girard Smith-Guaand John na, Kiefer Q Look for previews of Jacobs can Stellwagthe Free State and help bring on, ClayLawrence High bowling the newbies ton Pfeifer seasons when the along. and Daniel Firebirds’ and Lions’ “It’s imWrigley seasons begin in Januportant to should be ary. have good able to help senior leadLawrence’s ership on scoring. LHS starts its season to- the team,” said Naughton, day at Free State’s home in his sixth year heading the program. “I feel like quadrangular. anyone of (the seniors) Wrestling can step up at any time When Lawrence coach and get the team motiPat Naughton or his as- vated and give support to sistants look around the younger members.” wrestling room, they see LHS should have a a lot of faces looking back good bunch in its unfor guidance. derclassmen, Naughton “We are very young,” added, pointing to Isaias Naughton said, “as we Rojo, Cy Burghart, Jeff have a lot of new stu- Wescoat and Tucker Wildent-athletes to the son. Lawrence begins its sport. I would say half of our roster is new to season Saturday at Leavthe sport. They’re doing enworth.

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Self: Shooting not only struggle By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Maybe it was the low ceiling or dim lighting in 3,900-seat Imperial Arena — the ballroom and convention center of the Atlantis resort — affecting the equilibrium of Kansas University’s basketball players. Q Or the Nike basketballs, which the Jayhawks say have a different feel than the adidas brand they normally use. Q Or the rims. QOr the players simply not shooting straight. Whatever the reason(s) ... “we couldn’t throw it in the ocean, and we were really close to the ocean,” KU coach Bill Self cracked Monday on his Hawk Talk radio show. The Jayhawks hit just 10 of 45 threes en route to beating Wake Forest and UTEP and losing to Villanova at the recent Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas. “As bad as people want to say it puts so much pressure on you when you can’t make shots and I would agree ... (but) I think we are more deficient in other areas,” Self said. “Our ballhandling, passing, going for loose balls, ability to guard the ball isn’t where it needs to be. We could use perimeter shooting, no question about that. We also are not a real tough team yet and not a great loose ball team. “As poorly as we played against Villanova (in 63-59 semifinal loss in which the Wildcats hit nine threes to KU’s two), we get one stop and we win against a team that played lights out,” Self added. “We lost to the 14th-ranked team in the country on an awful day where we had a one-point lead, playing as poorly as we can play and don’t get a stop (on late Nova three).” Self, who stressed that “Villanova deserved to win,” was asked by a fan on his radio show if he thought about giving significant minutes to one of the bench players known for three-point shooting — Andrew White III, Conner Frankamp or Brannen Greene. White was 0-for-5 from three; Frankamp and Greene each 0-for-1 in the Bahamas. Frank Mason was the only non-starter to hit a three, knocking down two in 11 tries to go with Naadir Tharpe’s four and two apiece from Wayne Selden and Andrew Wiggins. “We thought about that a lot. No question our four best perimeter players have been Frank, Naadir, Andrew (Wiggins) and

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quickness as Wiggins. Consequently, about 70 percent of what Self likes to call “50/50 balls” should be possessed by Wiggins if he goes after them with the same fervor as an average small forward. All of that makes Wiggins the perfect candidate to take advantage of Self’s coaching style, which includes a variety of ways that challenge each player to prove his mettle. It will come as a shock if Wiggins doesn’t improve a great deal over the course of the next few months, an exciting proposition considering the extent to which he already has made positive contributions. He hasn’t shot well yet (.493 overall, .333 from three), another common first-November occurrence, yet he’s still averaging 14.3 points, second on the team to Perry Ellis. He ranks third in rebounding (5.6), behind Joel Embiid and Ellis,

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY FRESHMAN GUARD CONNER FRANKAMP PULLS UP FOR A SHOT against UTEP during the first half on Saturday in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Wayne. They’ve been the four best since start of practice for the most part. Others have had good days and things like that,” Self said. “In a perfect world, we’d play one of the other three (White, Frankamp, Greene). Whoever it is, it could change game to game, week to week, month to month (depending on) who is playing best. “You can make a case, ‘he (Self) should play him or he should play him,’ but nobody has separated himself. One guy who has more than anybody is Frank and he is trying to figure anything out, it’s so new to him. We need to play five perimeter players. We need to go to one (of three candidates). I don’t know exactly who that is yet. We’ll have to see how it plays out.” Self, who realizes shooting can be on one night and off the next, is more concerned about other areas.

first in steals and has the best plus-minus number on the team with a plus-14.8. Most of the 72 minutes Wiggins has sat have not come at garbage time. Without Wiggins on the floor, KU actually has been outscored, 138-132. As for whether he deserved the No. 1 ranking he received from Rivals. com, those rankings no longer project what player will be the best freshman. They basically skip the one year the top prospects play in college and already look to them as NBA prospects. So far, Kentucky’s Julius Randle and Duke’s Jabari Parker have been the best freshmen in the country. The best guess as to the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft? Embiid. Why not take him first? It’s way premature to label Wiggins a disappointment. One month into his one-year college career, he remains what he was in high school, an outstanding prospect. Watching him turn into an outstanding basketball player over the next few months will make for fascinating viewing.

“(Against Villanova) there were 32 loose balls, they got 22 of them — the 50/50 balls,” Self said. The thing we take most pride in, they kicked our butt. In the last game,” he added of a 67-63 win over UTEP, “think about it ... we go to bed at 3 a.m. after a heartbreaking loss. We eat postgame meal at 2 (a.m.). We’ve got to get up and regroup. It’s a little deflating. Our energy level was not good against them (Miners). If we make any shots at all, we’re up 20. The last four minutes (in which KU saw 14-point lead dip to three) were a total debacle. We were able to learn some things from that game without absorbing a loss.” KU left the Bahamas with a 6-1 overall record. “We weren’t going to run the table,” Self said of going undefeated in 201314. “If anybody thought we were going to go undefeated they really were drinking blue and red Kool-Aid,” he joked. “No

team has done it in 40 years and these freshmen are going to do it? “It’s OK to lose unless it’s the end of the season. Of course you can’t let one become two and things like that. If we get better from it, it’ll be a positive thing for us.” KU will next meet Colorado at 2:15 p.m., Central time, Saturday, at Coors Events Center in Boulder. O Alexander to miss game: KU signee Cliff Alexander, a 6-8 senior from Chicago’s Curie High, will serve a one-game suspension for being ejected from last Sunday’s game against St. Rita, the Chicago Tribune reports. He’ll miss Saturday’s game at University of Illinois-Chicago against Las Vegas Gorman High and 7-footer Steven Zimmerman. The Trib reports that Alexander and St. Rita’s Vic Law “both received technicals for taunting during Curie’s 79-76 overtime victory, and Alexander received a second technical and automatic ejection for hanging on the rim.” A player ejected from a game cannot participate in the team’s next game according to Illinois High School Association rules. O Ellis honored: KU sophomore forward Perry Ellis was named a nominee to the Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Tuesday. The award, presented by the NABC and the Women’s Basketball Coaches A s s o ciation (WBCA), recognizes 201 nominees at all levels of college basketball. Ellis It honors college basketball players, “who represent the sport’s finest in the areas of leadership and charitable achievements amongst their peers. The studentathletes nominated for this honor embody the true spirit of teamwork and giving back.” From the 117 NABC men’s nominees and 84 WBCA women’s nominees submitted by sports information directors, voting panels will select two 10-member teams of five student-athletes from the NCAA Div. I level and five from Divisions II, III and the NAIA. The final roster of 20-award recipients will be unveiled in February.

KANSAS UNIVERSITY FRESHMAN GUARD ANDREW WIGGINS REDIRECTS a pass by UTEP guard Julian Washburn during the first half on Saturday in Paradise Island, Bahamas.

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SYRACUSE’S RAKEEM CHRISTMAS, RIGHT, REJECTS the shot of Indiana’s Troy Williams during the first half on Tuesday in Syracuse, N.Y. The Orange won, 69-52.

No. 4 Orange crush Hoosiers The Associated Press

No. 4 Syracuse 69, Indiana 52 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Trevor Cooney scored 21 points and Tyler Ennis added 17 points and eight assists for Syracuse on Tuesday in the Big Ten/ ACC Challenge. Syracuse (8-0) has won 46 straight nonconference games at home. After Indiana’s Noah Vonleh tied it at 33-all early in the second half, Syracuse went on a 12-0 run to begin to take command. Syracuse had seven blocked shots, 10 steals and matched the nation’s top team on the glass with 29 rebounds. Indiana (6-2) shot 15 of 41 (36.6 percent) and was 6 of 13 in the second half in getting outscored 36-23. INDIANA (6-2) Vonleh 2-5 13-16 17, Ferrell 4-7 0-0 12, Williams 3-9 0-0 6, Hollowell 1-4 3-4 5, Sheehey 1-7 1-1 3, Robinson 1-2 1-2 3, Gordon 1-1 0-0 2, Mosquera-Perea 1-1 0-1 2, Howard 1-1 0-0 2, Marlin 0-0 0-0 0, Etherington 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 0-3 0-0 0, Hartman 0-1 0-0 0, Jurkin 0-0 0-0 0, Fischer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-41 18-24 52. SYRACUSE (8-0) Cooney 6-12 4-5 21, Ennis 6-8 4-7 17, Fair 5-10 5-7 15, Coleman 2-3 0-0 4, Christmas 1-2 1-2 3, Grant 3-8 0-2 6, Gbinije 1-2 0-0 2, Keita 0-2 1-2 1, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Roberson 0-0 0-0 0, Patterson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-47 15-25 69. Halftime-Syracuse 33-29. 3-Point Goals-Indiana 4-14 (Ferrell 4-7, Hartman 0-1, Vonleh 0-1, Sheehey 0-1, Hollowell 0-1, Williams 0-3), Syracuse 6-13 (Cooney 5-9, Ennis 1-1, Gbinije 0-1, Fair 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsIndiana 29 (Vonleh 6), Syracuse 29 (Ennis 7). Assists-Indiana 6 (Ferrell, Gordon 2), Syracuse 13 (Ennis 8). Total Fouls-Indiana 19, Syracuse 23. A-26,414.

No. 2 Arizona, 79, Texas Tech 58 TUCSON, ARIZ. — Freshman Aaron Gordon scored 19 points, Nick Johnson and Brandon Ashley added 18 each and Arizona beat Texas Tech in the Wildcats’ first game since beating Duke to win the NIT Season Tip-off. Johnson made a careerbest 4 3-pointers in 6 attempts. Ashley grabbed 10 rebounds, one shy of his career high. The Wildcats (8-0) scored the first 10 points of the game and led by 10 points after a sloppy first half. They were up by as many as 23 points in the second half. Kader Tapsoba and Jaye Crockett scored 11 points each for the Red Raiders (6-3) and Aaron Ross added 10. TEXAS TECH (6-3) Hannahs 0-2 0-0 0, Kravic 1-2 0-0 2, Turner 2-10 1-2 5, Crockett 5-10 0-0 11, Tolbert 2-5 2-2 6, Onwuasor 2-4 3-4 7, Mays 0-0 0-0 0, Tapsoba 4-7 3-3 11, Adams 0-2 0-0 0, Ross 4-5 2-3 10, Gotcher 0-2 1-2 1, Williams, Jr. 0-2 3-3 3, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Lammert 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 21-53 15-19 58. ARIZONA (8-0) McConnell 2-6 0-0 5, Gordon 7-10 4-12 19, N. Johnson 5-9 4-6 18, Ashley 6-8 4-5 18, Tarczewski 1-4 0-2 2, York 3-10 0-0 8, Mayes 0-0 0-0 0, Hollis-Jefferson 1-3 7-8 9, Pitts 0-0 0-0 0, Korcheck 0-0 0-0 0, Peters 0-0 0-0 0, Hazzard 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-50 19-33 79. Halftime-Arizona 35-25. 3-Point GoalsTexas Tech 1-11 (Crockett 1-1, Gotcher 0-1, Adams 0-1, Tolbert 0-1, Ross 0-1, Hannahs 0-1, Williams, Jr. 0-2, Turner 0-3), Arizona 10-22 (N. Johnson 4-6, Ashley 2-2, York 2-6, Gordon 1-3, McConnell 1-5). Fouled Out-Tolbert. Rebounds-Texas Tech 23 (Crockett, Lammert, Tapsoba, Tolbert 3), Arizona 43 (Ashley 10). Assists-Texas Tech 9 (Turner 4), Arizona 16 (McConnell 10). Total Fouls-Texas Tech 23, Arizona 17. A-14,545.

No. 10 Duke 79, No. 22 Michigan 69 DURHAM, N.C. — Quinn Cook had 24 points and nine assists to lead Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Freshman Jabari Parker added 15 points to help the Blue Devils (7-2) regroup from last week’s loss to Arizona by grinding out a tough win against the Wolverines. Duke didn’t shoot the ball well early but frustrated Michigan’s offense, turning away every spurt and keeping the Wolverines (5-3) at arm’s length much of the game. MICHIGAN (5-3) Robinson III 4-9 0-0 8, McGary 6-10 3-4 15, Walton Jr. 3-6 1-1 7, Stauskas 0-2 4-6 4, LeVert 8-18 7-7 24, Albrecht 1-3 0-0 3, Horford 0-1 0-0 0, Irvin 2-5 0-0 5, Morgan 1-2 1-1 3. Totals 25-56 16-19 69. DUKE (7-2) Parker 7-14 1-2 15, Hood 5-13 2-2 14, Hairston 1-3 0-0 2, Cook 6-11 10-10 24, Thornton 2-4 0-0 6, Jones 0-4 2-2 2, Jefferson 3-3 0-0 6, Dawkins 3-3 0-0 8, Plumlee 1-1 0-2 2. Totals 28-56 15-18 79. Halftime-Duke 32-22. 3-Point GoalsMichigan 3-13 (Albrecht 1-2, LeVert 1-3, Irvin 1-3, Stauskas 0-1, Walton Jr. 0-2, Robinson III 0-2), Duke 8-23 (Dawkins 2-2, Thornton 2-4, Hood 2-6, Cook 2-7, Parker 0-2, Jones 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Michigan 31 (McGary 14), Duke 32 (Jefferson, Parker 6). AssistsMichigan 12 (Stauskas 4), Duke 15 (Cook 9). Total Fouls-Michigan 17, Duke 18. Technicals-Cook, Duke Bench. A-9,314.

No. 21 UMass 69, E. Michigan 57 YPSILANTI, MICH. — Raphiael Putney scored 15 points, including two high-flying dunks in the final minutes. UMASS (7-0) Carter 2-7 3-3 7, Putney 6-9 1-2 15, Lalanne 6-11 0-0 12, Gordon 4-9 2-5 10, Williams 3-9 5-6 12, Esho 0-4 0-0 0, Bergantino 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 4-9 3-3 13, Berger 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-58 14-19 69. E. MICHIGAN (5-2) Ward 3-7 4-4 11, Harrison 5-11 0-1 11, Riley 5-6 0-1 10, Lee 1-4 0-5 2, Talley 3-10 1-2 7, Ajayi 0-1 0-0 0, Ross 2-6 0-2 5, Bryant 2-4 0-1 4, Combs 2-9 2-3 7. Totals 23-58 7-19 57. Halftime-E. Michigan 35-31. 3-Point Goals-UMass 5-17 (Putney 2-4, Davis 2-6, Williams 1-6, Carter 0-1), E. Michigan 4-14 (Ross 1-2, Harrison 1-3, Ward 1-3, Combs 1-3, Lee 0-1, Talley 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsUMass 43 (Lalanne 12), E. Michigan 36 (Riley 9). Assists-UMass 16 (Williams 8), E. Michigan 14 (Combs, Harrison, Lee 3). Total Fouls-UMass 21, E. Michigan 14. A-1,314.

No. 23 Iowa 98, Notre Dame 93 IOWA CITY, IOWA — Aaron White scored 20 points and Devyn Marble and Jarrod Uthoff added 17 each for Iowa. NOTRE DAME (5-2) Atkins 8-16 3-5 23, Sherman 12-18 5-5 29, Grant 5-12 3-3 13, Jackson 3-4 1-2 9, Connaughton 4-12 2-2 12, Burgett 1-2 1-2 3, Auguste 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 35-68 15-19 93. IOWA (8-1) Basabe 3-4 0-0 6, Marble 7-14 1-2 17, Gesell 3-6 2-2 10, White 7-9 6-6 20, Woodbury 2-3 2-2 6, Olaseni 3-5 3-4 9, Jok 1-3 0-0 3, Clemmons 0-3 0-0 0, McCabe 3-5 3-3 10, Uthoff 4-6 8-10 17. Totals 33-58 25-29 98. Halftime-Iowa 52-43. 3-Point GoalsNotre Dame 8-17 (Atkins 4-5, Jackson 2-3, Connaughton 2-7, Grant 0-2), Iowa 7-13 (Gesell 2-3, Marble 2-5, McCabe 1-1, Uthoff 1-1, Jok 1-2, Clemmons 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Notre Dame 26 (Sherman 9), Iowa 36 (White 7). Assists-Notre Dame 20 (Grant 10), Iowa 20 (White 7). Total Fouls-Notre Dame 22, Iowa 15. A-15,400.

Big 12 Women No. 9 Baylor 113, San Jose St. 73 WACO, TEXAS — Odyssey Sims scored 29 points and had 13 assists to become the Baylor career leader in that category.


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FG FT PTS 126 146 424 150 103 421 158 104 445 159 81 448 110 116 367 147 116 450 132 108 417 168 73 409 122 39 334 141 96 395 127 72 326

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STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 8 12 .400 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Toronto 6 10 .375 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Philadelphia 7 12 .368 ½ Brooklyn 5 13 .278 2 New York 3 13 .188 3 Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 14 4 .778 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Washington 9 9 .500 5 Atlanta 9 10 .474 5½ Charlotte 8 11 .421 6½ Orlando 6 12 .333 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Indiana 16 2 .889 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Detroit 8 10 .444 8 Chicago 7 9 .438 8 Cleveland 5 12 .294 10½ Milwaukee 3 14 .176 12½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 15 3 .833 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Houston 13 6 .684 2½ Dallas 11 8 .579 4½ New Orleans 9 8 .529 5½ Memphis 9 8 .529 5½ Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 15 3 .833 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Oklahoma City 13 3 .813 1 Denver 11 6 .647 3½ Minnesota 9 10 .474 6½ Utah 4 15 .211 11½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 12 6 .667 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Golden State 10 8 .556 2 L.A. Lakers 9 9 .500 3 Phoenix 9 9 .500 3 Sacramento 4 12 .250 7 Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Philadelphia 126, Orlando 125, 2OT Denver 111, Brooklyn 87 Boston 108, Milwaukee 100 Detroit 107, Miami 97 Memphis 110, Phoenix 91 Dallas 89, Charlotte 82 Oklahoma City 97, Sacramento 95 Toronto at Golden State, (n) Todayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games Denver at Cleveland, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Phoenix at Houston, 7 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Dallas at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Indiana at Utah, 8 p.m. San Antonio vs. Minnesota at Mexico City, Mexico, 8:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland, 9 p.m. Thursdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Games New York at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 7 p.m. Miami at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.

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Pistons 107, Heat 97 MIAMI â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kyle Singler scored 18 points to lead seven Detroit players in double figures, Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds and the Pistons beat Miami on Tuesday night to snap the NBA championsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; 10-game winning streak. Greg Monroe and Rodney Stuckey each scored 16 for Detroit, which received 15 apiece from Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings. The Pistons led by 18 before Miami got within three points in the fourth, but never trailed in the gameâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s final 47 minutes. Jennings sealed it with just over two minutes left, stealing the ball from LeBron James and setting up Monroe for an easy score. James and Michael Beasley each scored 23 for Miami. The Heat played without guard Dwyane Wade, the All-Star sitting for the fourth time this season to rest a sore knee. Miami shot a seasonlow 44 percent. DETROIT (107) Smith 7-21 1-2 15, Monroe 8-10 0-2 16, Drummond 4-7 2-6 10, Jennings 5-9 3-4 15, Caldwell-Pope 4-7 2-2 10, Harrellson 0-2 0-0 0, Stuckey 4-9 8-8 16, Singler 6-10 2-2 18, Jerebko 3-5 0-0 7. Totals 41-80 18-26 107. MIAMI (97) James 8-15 5-8 23, Battier 1-5 0-0 2, Bosh 5-11 4-6 14, Chalmers 2-7 1-2 6, Jones 0-4 0-0 0, Allen 5-10 0-0 12, Lewis 0-1 0-0 0, Cole 4-8 0-0 9, Andersen 2-5 4-4 8, Beasley 9-16 2-3 23. Totals 36-82 16-23 97. Detroit 28 26 28 25 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 107 Miami 18 25 25 29 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 97 3-Point Goals-Detroit 7-16 (Singler 4-7, Jennings 2-4, Jerebko 1-1, Smith 0-4), Miami 9-28 (Beasley 3-3, Allen 2-4, James 2-5, Cole 1-2, Chalmers 1-3, Lewis 0-1, Andersen 0-1, Bosh 0-2, Jones 0-3, Battier 0-4). Fouled Out-Drummond. Rebounds-Detroit 58 (Drummond 18), Miami 42 (Bosh, Lewis 6). Assists-Detroit 21 (Jennings, Monroe 5), Miami 19 (Chalmers, James 6). Total Fouls-Detroit 19, Miami 18. Technicals-Detroit defensive three second. A-19,741 (19,600).

Darrell Arthur, Denver Min: 17. Pts: 10. Reb: 5. Ast: 2. Mario Chalmers, Miami Min: 29. Pts: 6. Reb: 2. Ast: 6. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Min: 17. Pts: 6. Reb: 3. Ast: 1.

5-7 25, Bradley 6-12 0-0 15, Wallace 2-3 2-2 6, Faverani 0-2 0-0 0, Lee 5-7 0-0 11, Humphries 2-5 1-2 5, Pressey 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-77 21-27 108. Milwaukee 23 18 22 37 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 100 Boston 28 20 21 39 â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 108 3-Point Goals-Milwaukee 8-18 (Middleton 3-3, Knight 3-7, Mayo 2-5, Neal 0-3), Boston 11-24 (Crawford 4-7, Green 3-5, Bradley 3-6, Lee 1-2, Faverani 0-1, Pressey 0-1, Sullinger 0-1, Wallace 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Milwaukee 40 (Ilyasova 7), Boston 49 (Bass 9). Assists-Milwaukee 21 (Knight 6), Boston 20 (Crawford 5). Total Fouls-Milwaukee 17, Boston 23. Technicals-Milwaukee defensive three second, Boston defensive three second. A-16,649 (18,624).

Ben McLemore, Sacramento Min: 29. Pts: 14. Reb: 3. Ast: 3.

Nuggets 111, Nets 87 NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Timofey Mozgov had 17 points and Marcus Morris, Phoenix a career-high 20 rebounds Min: 24. Pts: 18. Reb: 6. Ast: 2. in another superb effort by the Denver bench, Markieff Morris, Phoenix and the Nuggets raced Min: 25. Pts: 10. Reb: 8. Ast: 3. past Brooklyn Nets 111-87 Tuesday night for their Paul Pierce, Brooklyn seventh straight victory. Did not play (broken hand)

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76ers 126, Magic 125, 2OT PHILADELPHIA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Michael Carter-Williams had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double. ORLANDO (125) Afflalo 14-27 10-11 43, Maxiell 5-7 2-2 12, Davis 15-24 2-5 33, Oladipo 8-18 10-12 26, Moore 1-4 0-0 2, Nicholson 4-7 0-0 8, Price 0-6 1-2 1, Harkless 0-0 0-0 0, Jones 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 47-94 25-32 125. PHILADELPHIA (126) Turner 7-16 10-13 24, Young 10-20 2-2

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A’s complete flurry of deals OAKLAND, CALIF. (AP) — Billy Beane is busy dealing in December once again. In one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, the Oakland general manager pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs and upgraded Oakland’s bullpen in the process. Beane believes his overall roster might be even better heading into 2014, with the front office determined to keep the lowbudget club a contender after consecutive AL West crowns. “In the time I’ve been here, we won the West in ’12 and Billy didn’t stand pat,” manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday. “He always looks to improve the team.” First, the A’s acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from Baltimore late Monday as the replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour. Then on Tuesday, the two-time defending division champions traded for San Diego righthanded reliever Luke Gregerson in a swap that sent outfielder Seth Smith to the Padres. That move became a viable option after outfielder Craig Gentry was acquired from Texas earlier Tuesday with top outfield prospect Michael Choice going to the division rival Rangers. Oakland also is waiting on lefty Scott Kazmir’s physical to finalize a $22 million, two-year contract. “It’s fun. We’ve always had a pretty fraternal group,” Beane said. “We had some spots we needed to fill. I think we addressed the areas we needed to and in some cases I think maybe even upgraded, particularly when you look at the bullpen with the addition of both Jim Johnson and Luke Gregerson. We all feel real good about where we are. The next step is putting it on the field.” It’s been a busy couple of days for Beane and his staff to say the least, building the 2014 team through calculated additions and subtractions via trade. That has long been Beane’s offseason approach — and

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SCOREBOARD College Men

Tuesday’s Games EAST Lafayette 77, Wagner 65 Pittsburgh 78, Penn St. 69 St. Bonaventure 67, Mass.-Lowell 58 Syracuse 69, Indiana 52 SOUTH Alabama A&M 66, Tennessee St. 65 Belmont 70, Middle Tennessee 58 Clemson 65, SC State 49 Delaware 85, Charleston Southern 80 Duke 79, Michigan 69 East Carolina 96, Fayetteville St. 78 Elon 87, VMI 70 FAU 75, UCF 64 Georgia Tech 67, Illinois 64 Jacksonville 88, Trinity Baptist 75 NC Central 76, Old Dominion 69, OT Nova Southeastern 77, FIU 59 Presbyterian 87, UNC Greensboro 66 Stetson 56, Bethune-Cookman 52 UNC Wilmington 69, Campbell 50 Virginia Tech 81, Winthrop 63 MIDWEST Cincinnati 86, SC-Upstate 50 Iowa 98, Notre Dame 93 Miami (Ohio) 94, IPFW 87 Milwaukee 83, N. Iowa 72 Minnesota 71, Florida St. 61 Nebraska-Omaha 100, Waldorf 66 Saint Louis 68, Rockhurst 43 UMass 69, E. Michigan 57 SOUTHWEST Abilene Christian 93, Hillsdale Baptist 53 Arkansas 111, SE Louisiana 65 Oral Roberts 74, Cameron 64 Texas-Arlington 81, Dallas Baptist 53 UALR 88, Ark.-Fort Smith 74 FAR WEST Arizona 79, Texas Tech 58 BYU 97, North Texas 67 Colorado 67, Colorado St. 62 Creighton 78, Long Beach St. 61

Nov. 28 — Wake Forest in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 87-78 (5-0) Nov. 29 — Villanova in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, L 59-63 (5-1) Nov. 30 — UTEP in Paradise Island, Bahamas, in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 67-63 (6-1) Dec. 7 — at Colorado, 2:15 p.m. Dec. 10 — at Florida, 6 p.m. Dec. 14 — New Mexico in Kansas City, Mo., 6 p.m. Dec. 21 — Georgetown, 11 a.m. Dec. 30 — Toledo, 7 p.m. Jan. 5 — San Diego State, 12:30 or 3:30 p.m. Jan. 8 —at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. Jan. 11 — Kansas State, 1 p.m. Jan. 13 — at Iowa State, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m. Jan. 20 — Baylor, 8 p.m. Jan. 25 — at TCU, 8 p.m. Jan. 29 —Iowa State, 8 p.m. Feb. 1 — at Texas, 3 p.m. Feb. 4 — at Baylor, 6 p.m. Feb. 8 — West Virginia, 3 p.m. Feb. 10 — at Kansas State, 8 p.m. Feb. 15 — TCU, 3 p.m. Feb. 18 — at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 — Texas, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24 — Oklahoma, 8 p.m. March 1 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m. March 5 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m. March 8 — at West Virginia, 11 a.m. Big 12 tournament March 12-15 at Kansas City, Mo.

Sunday, Dec. 8 Atlanta at Green Bay, noon Minnesota at Baltimore, noon Kansas City at Washington, noon Buffalo at Tampa Bay, noon Miami at Pittsburgh, noon Detroit at Philadelphia, noon Indianapolis at Cincinnati, noon Cleveland at New England, noon Oakland at N.Y. Jets, noon Tennessee at Denver, 3:05 p.m. Seattle at San Francisco, 3:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Diego, 3:25 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 3:25 p.m. Carolina at New Orleans, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 Dallas at Chicago, 7:40 p.m.

of; James Loney, 1b; Juan Oviedo, rhp; Fernando Rodney, rhp; Luke Scott, dh; Jamey Wright, rhp; Delmon Young, of. TEXAS (2) — Lance Berkman, dh; Nelson Cruz, of; Matt Garza, rhp. TORONTO (4) — Rajai Davis, of; Munenori Kawasaki, ss-2b; Darren Oliver, lhp; Ramon Ortiz, rhp. NATIONAL LEAGUE ARIZONA (2) — Eric Chavez, 3b; Will Nieves, c. ATLANTA (7) — Luis Ayala; rhp; Scott Downs, lhp; Freddy Garcia, rhp; Reed Johnson, of; Kameron Loe, rhp; Paul Maholm, lhp; Eric O’Flaherty, lhp. CHICAGO (3) — Scott Baker, rhp; Kevin Gregg, rhp; Matt Guerrier, rhp. CINCINNATI (6) — Bronson Arroyo, rhp; Shin-Soo Choo, of; Zach Duke, lhp; Cesar Izturis, ss; Nick Masset, rhp; Manny Parra, lhp. COLORADO (5) — Rafael Betancourt, rhp; Jeff Francis, lhp; Todd Helton, 1b; Roy Oswalt, rhp; Yorvit Torrealba, c. LOS ANGELES (9) — Chris Capuano, lhp; Mark Ellis, 2b; Jerry Hairston Jr., 3b; J.P. Howell, lhp; Carlos Marmol, rhp; Juan Uribe, 3b; Edinson Volquez, rhp; Brian Wilson, rhp; Michael Young, 3b. MIAMI (5) — Matt Diaz, of; Austin Kearns, of; Juan Pierre, of; Placido Polanco, 3b; Chad Qualls, rhp. MILWAUKEE (3) — Yuniesky Betancourt, 1b; Mike Gonzalez, lhp; Corey Hart, of-1b. NEW YORK (7) — David Aardsma, rhp; Tim Byrdak, lhp; Pedro Feliciano, lhp; Frank Francisco, rhp; Aaron Harang, rhp; Daisuke Matsuzaka, rhp; Johan Santana, lhp. PHILADELPHIA (1) — Roy Halladay, rhp. PITTSBURGH (6) — Clint Barmes, ss; John Buck, c; A.J. Burnett, rhp; Kyle Farnsworth, rhp; Jeff Karstens, rhp; Justin Morneau, 1b. ST. LOUIS (5) — Carlos Beltran, of; Chris Carpenter, rhp; Rafael Furcal, ss; Edward Mujica, rhp; Jake Westbrook, rhp. SAN DIEGO (3) — Ronny Cedeno, ss; Mark Kotsay, of; Jason Marquis, rhp. SAN FRANCISCO (4) — Chad Gaudin, rhp; Andres Torres, of; Ryan Vogelsong, rhp; Barry Zito, lhp. WASHINGTON (1) — Chad Tracy, 3b-1b.

Signed FB Toben Opurum to the practice squad. NEW YORK JETS — Signed KR Darius Reynaud. Placed KR-WR Josh Cribbs on injured reserve. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DL DaJohn Harris to the practice squad. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled C Cory Emmerton from Grand Rapids (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Jeff Schultz from Manchester (AHL). Assigned F Tanner Pearson to Manchester. COLLEGE ILLINOIS-CHICAGO — Released junior G Joey Miller. MIAMI (OHIO) — Named Chuck Martin football coach. OKLAHOMA — Named Jamie Pinzino assistant baseball and pitching coach. PENN STATE — Announced the resignation of quarterbacks coach Charlie Fisher and linebackers coach Ron Vanderlinden. RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Leo Bush women’s volleyball coach. ROBERT MORRIS — Announced men’s indoor and outdoor track, tennis and cross country and women’s golf, tennis and field hockey will be phased out following the 2013-14 academic year. UCLA — Named George Buckley and Matt Gibson men’s assistant lacrosse coaches.

Dec. 8-11 — Winter meetings, San Diego.

he insists even with all of these moves he might not be done. Baseball’s annual winter meetings begin Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. “I don’t think it’s in our interest to sit here and take the winter off,” Beane said. “There’s a lot of winMLS Cup Saturday, Dec. 7: Real Salt Lake at ter left and a lot can hapSporting KC, 3 p.m. pen.” While the A’s have their starting outfield returnBASEBALL ing in center fielder Coco Major League Baseball Players Crisp, left fielder Yoenis Association MLBPA EXECUTIVE BOARD — Named Cespedes and right fieldTony Clark executive director. er Josh Reddick, Gentry American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Promoted provides an option off the Lonnie Soloff to senior director of medbench and creates depth. ical services. Named James Quinlan athletic trainer. The returnees have dealt HOUSTON ASTROS — Acquired OF with injuries in recent seaKansas Women Dexter Fowler and a player to be Exhibition sons. named from Colorado for OF Brandon Oct. 30 — Pittsburg State, W 85-54 Barnes and RHP Jordan Lyles. Melvin and Beane have Nov. 3 — Emporia State, W 61-53 MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to Regular Season watched the versatile terms with RHP Ricky Nolasco on a Nov. 10 — Oral Roberts, W 84-62 (1-0) four-year contract. Gentry for years. They Nov. 13 — SIU Edwardsville, W 72-56 NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to (2-0) also received right-hander terms with C Brian McCann on a fiveNov. 17 — Creighton, W 74-66 (3-0) year contract. Josh Lindblom in the deal. Nov. 20 — at Minnesota, L 59-70 (3-1) OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired OF Nov. 28 — Central Michigan at St. Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom Texas gets Choice and miThomas, Virgin Islands, W 68-63 (4-1) College Women from Texas Rangers for OF Michael nor league infielder Chris Nov. 29 — Xavier at St. Thomas, Choice and INF Chris Bostick. Acquired Tuesday’s Games Bostick. Virgin Islands, L 59-64 (4-2) EAST RHP Luke Gregerson from San Diego Nov. 30 — Duke at St. Thomas, Virgin for OF Seth Smith. Army 73, Morgan St. 48 The deal to acquire Islands, L 40-73 (4-3) CCSU 70, Siena 53 SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Dan Johnson “came together Today — Arkansas, 7 p.m. Georgetown 78, George Washington Wilson roving minor league catching Dec. 8 — Texas Southern, 2 p.m. pretty quickly,” Beane 57 coordinator. Dec. 15 — Purdue, 2 p.m. Iona 86, Sacred Heart 62 TAMPA BAY RAYS — Acquired C said, noting he was a Dec. 22 — Tulsa, 2 p.m. Monmouth (NJ) 67, Md.-Eastern Ryan Hanigan from Cincinnati and RHP Dec. 29 — Yale, 2 p.m. pitcher on the team’s ra- Shore 65 Heath Bell from Arizona. Agreed to MLB Calendar Jan. 2 — West Virginia, 7 p.m. Navy 63, Mount St. Mary’s 55 Dec. 2-5 — Major League Baseball terms with Hanigan on a three-year dar. Jan. 5 — at Baylor, 3 p.m. West Virginia 88, Coppin St. 56 contract. Tampa Bay sent RHP Justin Players Association executive board “As you can imagine, it SOUTH Jan. 8 — at TCU, 7 p.m. Choate and a player to be named meeting, La Jolla, Calif. Jan. 11 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Dec. 9-12 — Winter meetings, Lake Auburn 62, Tulane 52 to Arizona. Arizona sent LHP David was a pretty frenetic pace Jan. 15 — at Texas, 7 p.m. Buena Vista, Fla. E. Kentucky 64, Marshall 55 Holmberg to Cincinnati. and we have a lot of satJan. 19 — Baylor, 2 p.m. Dec. 9 — Hall of Fame expansion Furman 76, High Point 67 National League Jan. 22 — Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. isfaction we were able to Georgia St. 60, Kennesaw St. 54 CHICAGO CUBS — Named Eric Hinske era committee (1973 and later) vote Jan. 25 — at Kansas State, 1 p.m. announced, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. LSU 83, Indiana St. 66 first base coach. pull everything together,” Jan. 28 — Texas, 7 p.m. Liberty 76, Richmond 61 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Acquired 2014 Feb. 1 — at Texas Tech, 4 p.m. Beane said. Jan. 8 — Hall of Fame voting Louisville 91, Missouri St. 49 RHP Brad Lincoln from the Toronto Feb. 5 — at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. South Alabama 66, Spring Hill 42 Blue Jays for C Erik Kratz and LHP Rob announced. Melvin is thrilled to Feb. 9 — Oklahoma, 2 p.m. Jan. 14 — Salary arbitration filing. Vanderbilt 92, ETSU 71 Rasmussen. add Johnson as his closer Feb. 12 — TCU, 7 p.m. Jan. 15-16 — Owners’ meetings, Wake Forest 69, Belmont 49 BASKETBALL Feb. 15 — at Iowa State, 6 p.m. Paradise Valley, Ariz. National Basketball Association while being afforded the MIDWEST Feb. 22 — at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Jan. 17 — Salary arbitration figures Saint Louis 65, Tulsa 54 BROOKLYN NETS - Reassigned assisluxury of keeping his oth- SOUTHWEST Feb. 26 — Kansas State, 7 p.m. tant coach Lawrence Frank to a non- exchanged. March 1 — Iowa State, 7 p.m. Feb. 1-21 — Salary arbitration hearBaylor 113, San Jose St. 73 er important bullpen opbench role. March 4 — at West Virginia, 6 p.m. Texas A&M 72, San Diego St. 35 CHICAGO BULLS — Assigned G ings, St. Petersburg, Fla. tions — Ryan Cook, Sean FAR Big 12 tournament Feb. 13 — Voluntary reporting date WEST Marquis Teague to Iowa (NBADL). March 7-10 at Oklahoma City Doolittle, Dan Otero and BYU 69, Nevada 61 OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — for pitchers, catchers and injured playIdaho 67, Carroll (Mont.) 39 Assigned F Andre Roberson to Tulsa ers. Jerry Blevins — in their Feb. 18 — Voluntary reporting date UC Riverside 85, CS Bakersfield 66 (NBADL). regular roles. for other players. UC Santa Barbara 77, Pepperdine 69 FOOTBALL Feb. 25 — Mandatory reporting date. UTEP 80, New Mexico St. 61 National Football League “That’s another key March 12 — Last day to place a NFL — Suspended Detroit LB Travis NHL acquisition for us with Lewis four games for violating the player on unconditional release waivEASTERN CONFERENCE Big 12 Men ers and pay 30 days termination pay NFL’s policy on performance-enhancBalfour going into free Atlantic Division Conf. Overall instead of 45 days. GP W L OT Pts GF GA ing substances. agency,” Melvin said of W L W L March 22-23 — Los Angeles Dodgers BUFFALO BILLS — Signed OT Jamaal Boston 27 18 7 2 38 75 55 0 0 6 0 vs. Arizona, Sydney. Johnson. “We did it with Iowa State Montreal 28 16 9 3 35 76 59 Johnson-Webb to the practice squad. Baylor 0 0 7 1 March 26 — Last day to request CHICAGO BEARS — Signed DT Tracy Detroit 28 14 7 7 35 78 73 a proven guy, with a Oklahoma State 0 0 7 1 unconditional release waivers on a Tampa Bay 27 16 10 1 33 76 67 Robertson to the practice squad. track record who has 101 Texas 0 0 7 1 CINCINNATI BENGALS — Re-signed player without having to pay his full Toronto 28 14 11 3 31 77 77 0 0 6 1 Ottawa 28 11 13 4 26 82 92 OT Dennis Roland. Placed G Clint Boling 2014 salary. saves the past two years. Kansas Oklahoma 0 0 6 1 March 30 — Opening day for other Florida 28 7 16 5 19 61 95 on injured reserve Tuesday. We could have done that West Virginia 0 0 6 2 CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed QB teams. Active rosters reduced to 25 Buffalo 28 6 20 2 14 48 85 0 0 6 3 Caleb Hanie. Placed LB Brandon Magee players. with any number of guys, Texas Tech Metropolitan Division Kansas State 0 0 4 3 June 5 — Amateur draft. GP W L OT Pts GF GA and DB Chris Owenson injured reserve. but this allows us to keep TCU 0 0 4 3 July 15 — All-Star game, Minneapolis. Pittsburgh 29 19 9 1 39 89 66 Signed DB Julian Posey from the pracJuly 18 — Deadline for amateur draft tice squad. these major pieces in roles Tuesday’s Game Washington 28 14 12 2 30 83 82 Arizona 79, Texas Tech 58 DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed RB picks to sign. N.Y. Rangers 28 14 14 0 28 62 71 they’ve succeeded in — Thursday, Dec. 5 July 27 — Hall of Fame inductions, New Jersey 28 11 12 5 27 61 67 Lance Dunbar on injured reserve. West Virginia at Missouri, 6 p.m. Carolina getting us to the ninth inCooperstown, N.Y. 28 11 12 5 27 61 79 Signed FB Tyler Clutts (ESPN2) July 31 — Last day to trade a player DETROIT LIONS — Signed CB Akwasi Philadelphia 27 12 13 2 26 57 65 ning.” TCU at Mississippi State, 6 p.m. Columbus without securing waivers. 28 11 14 3 25 68 80 Owusu-Ansah to the practice squad. And, now, Melvin will (ESPNU) Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed RB N.Y. Islanders28 8 15 5 21 74 96 Texas A&M Corpus Christi at WESTERN CONFERENCE Kahlil Bell. Released S Jerron McMillian. 40 players. work Gregerson into that Oklahoma 7 p.m. (SSTV) Sept. 30 — Postseason begins. Signed CB Antonio Dennard to the Central Division mix. Mississippi at Kansas State, 8 p.m. Oct. 22 — World Series begins. GP W L OT Pts GF GA practice squad. November TBA — Deadline for teams INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed LB “I’m ready for any- (ESPN2) Chicago 29 20 5 4 44 105 80 St. Louis 26 18 5 3 39 91 60 Daniel Adongo and OL Xavier Nixon to make qualifying offers to their elithing,” Gregerson said. gible former players who became free from the practice squad. Placed LB Colorado 25 19 6 0 38 76 52 “I’ve been in a lot of differ- Big 12 Women Minnesota 29 16 8 5 37 70 67 Mario Harvey and RB Daniel Herron agents, fifth day after World Series. Conf. Overall Dallas November TBA — Deadline for free 26 13 9 4 30 74 76 on injured reserve. Signed FB Robert ent scenarios with San DiW L W L Winnipeg 29 13 12 4 30 78 82 Hughes and DT Jeris Pendleton to the agents to accept qualifying offers, 12th 7 0 ego and why should that Oklahoma State 0 0 day after World Series. practice squad. Nashville 28 13 12 3 29 63 78 Baylor 0 0 7 0 Dec. 2 — Last day for teams to offer KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed DT Pacific Division change now?” Iowa State 0 0 6 0 Jerrell Powe. Released DT Kyle Love. 2015 contracts to unsigned players.

Rays acquire Hanigan, Bell in three-team trade ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays acquired catcher Ryan Hanigan from the Cincinnati Reds and reliever Heath Bell from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three-team trade on Tuesday. The deal was announced after Hanigan agreed to a $10.75 million, three-year contract that runs through 2016 an includes a club option for 2017. Tampa Bay sent minor league pitcher Justin Choate and a player to be named to the Diamondbacks. Arizona dealt lefthander David Holmberg to Cincinnati. The 33-year-old Hanigan is expected to become Tampa Bay’s primary catcher. The trade was completed a day after free agent catcher Jose Molina was re-signed to a $4.5 million, two-year contract. Bell will be a candidate to become the Rays’ closer. Hanigan is a .262 career hitter who spent the past seven seasons with the Reds. He batted .198 with two homers and 21 RBIs in 75 games in 2013, when he spent two stints on the disabled list — one because of a strained left oblique muscle and the other a sprained left wrist. Bell, 36, has 168 career saves over 10 major league seasons with the New York Mets, San Diego,

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Miami and the Diamondbacks. He led the majors with 132 saves for the Padres from 2009-11 and his 166 saves over the past five seasons are third the majors after Jonathan Papelbon’s 173 and Mariano Rivera’s 170. Bell was 5-2 with a 4.11 ERA with 15 saves in 69 appearances for the Diamondbacks last season. “It’s a fresh start,” said Bell, who’s looking forward to heading to the American League. “I do feel I can help this ballclub.” The Reds traded a catcher they no longer needed for a left-handed pitching prospect. Devin Mesoraco, their first-round draft pick in 2007, emerged as an everyday catcher last season when Hanigan was hurt. Mesoraco played in a career-high 103 games, batting .238 with nine homers and 42 RBIs. Hanigan was on the disabled list twice and batted only .198 with two homers and 21 RBIs in 75 games. Hanigan caught both of Homer Bailey’s no-hitters in the last two seasons. The 33-year-old became expendable when the Reds decided after the season that they would make Mesoraco the starter. They signed catcher Brayan Pena to a two-year deal for $2,275,000, giving them a backup for Mesoraco.

West Virginia 0 0 6 1 Oklahoma 0 0 5 2 Texas 0 0 5 2 Kansas 0 0 4 3 TCU 0 0 4 3 Kansas State 0 0 3 3 Texas Tech 0 0 3 3 Tuesday’s Games West Virginia 88, Coppin State 55 Baylor 113, San Jose State 73 Today’s Games Arkansas at Kansas, 7 p.m. Stephen F. Austin at TCU, 7 p.m. Northern Iowa at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Texas Tech, 7 p.m.

Haskell Men

Tuesday vs. Peru State Haskell 100, Peru State 90 Haskell points: Stand Lovato 20, Zach Bruns 18, Dillon Thompson 13, TsaLiDi Sequoyah 11, Wilber Everett 10, Dallas Rudd 8, Grant Proctor 5, Bo Schneider 5, Ron Rousseau 4, Blake Pittman 3, Canku One Star 3. Haskell record: 2-7. Next for Haskell: 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at St. Mary.

Baker Men

Tuesday vs. MidAmerica Nazarene Baker 90, MidAmerica Nazarene 85 Baker points: EJ Carter 24, Javeion Gray 23, Todd Johnston 17, Julian Mills 5, Jared Fulks 5, Manuel Barnes 4, Connor McDaniel 4, Nick Wilson 4, Jauan Wilson 2, Tyrome Parker 2. Baker record: 5-4. Next for Baker: 4 p.m. Dec. 14 at Graceland.

Baker Women

Tuesday vs. MidAmerica Nazarene MidAmerica Nazarene 74, Baker 68 Baker points: BriAnna Garza 17, Shea Shoemaker 15, Krystie Ehm 11, Rashida Simpson 8, Macy Wallisch 6, Ericka Simpson 5, Angel Woods 4, Jami Hodge 2. Baker record: 6-4. Next for Baker: 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at Graceland.

Middle School Girls

Eighth Grade Tuesday at Southwest South A 23, Southwest 17 South highlights: Megan Wisbey 6 points, 3 rebounds; Jaelyn McKay 6 rebounds; E’Lese Stafford 11 points, 4 rebounds; Tabby Faith 3 rebounds. Southwest 30, South B 13 South B highlights: Sierra Magdaleno 9 points; Sydney Teichmann 4 rebounds; Thaliah Ruiz-Chavez 3 rebounds. South A record: 8-2. South B record: 2-8. Next for South: Thursday vs. Atchison at South.

Kansas Men

Exhibition Oct. 29 — Pittsburg State, W 97-57 Nov. 5 — Fort Hays State, W 92-75 Regular Season Nov. 8 — Louisiana Monroe, W 80-63 (1-0) Nov. 12 — Duke in Chicago in Champions Classic, W 94-83 (2-0) Nov. 19 — Iona, W 86-66 (3-0) Nov. 22 — Towson in Battle 4 Atlantis, W 88-58 (4-0)

GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 27 19 3 5 43 96 62 Anaheim 29 18 7 4 40 91 77 Los Angeles 28 17 7 4 38 73 60 Vancouver 30 15 10 5 35 80 78 Phoenix 26 15 7 4 34 85 84 Calgary 26 9 13 4 22 70 93 Edmonton 28 9 17 2 20 73 95 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesday’s Games San Jose 4, Toronto 2 Pittsburgh 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, OT Carolina 4, Washington 1 Columbus 1, Tampa Bay 0 Ottawa 4, Florida 2 Dallas 4, Chicago 3 Vancouver 3, Nashville 1 Phoenix at Edmonton (n) Los Angeles at Anaheim (n) Today’s Games Montreal at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Detroit, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Calgary, 9 p.m.

NFL

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 9 3 0 .750 322 261 Miami 6 6 0 .500 252 248 N.Y. Jets 5 7 0 .417 189 310 Buffalo 4 8 0 .333 267 307 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 8 4 0 .667 285 274 Tennessee 5 7 0 .417 264 267 Jacksonville 3 9 0 .250 174 352 Houston 2 10 0 .167 230 323 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 8 4 0 .667 292 216 Baltimore 6 6 0 .500 249 235 Pittsburgh 5 7 0 .417 263 278 Cleveland 4 8 0 .333 231 297 West W L T Pct PF PA Denver 10 2 0 .833 464 317 Kansas City 9 3 0 .750 298 214 San Diego 5 7 0 .417 279 277 Oakland 4 8 0 .333 237 300 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Dallas 7 5 0 .583 329 303 Philadelphia 7 5 0 .583 300 281 N.Y. Giants 5 7 0 .417 237 297 Washington 3 9 0 .250 269 362 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 9 3 0 .750 312 230 Carolina 9 3 0 .750 285 157 Tampa Bay 3 9 0 .250 217 285 Atlanta 3 9 0 .250 261 340 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 7 5 0 .583 326 287 Chicago 6 6 0 .500 323 332 Green Bay 5 6 1 .458 294 305 Minnesota 3 8 1 .292 289 366 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 11 1 0 .917 340 186 San Francisco 8 4 0 .667 297 197 Arizona 7 5 0 .583 275 247 St. Louis 5 7 0 .417 279 278 Thursday, Dec. 5 Houston at Jacksonville, 7:25 p.m.

Remaining Free Agents

AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE (9) — Alexi Casilla, 2b; Scott Feldman, rhp; Jason Hammel, rhp; Nate McLouth, of; Michael Morse, of; Brian Roberts, 2b; Francisco Rodriguez, rhp; Chris Snyder, c; Tsuyoshi Wada, lhp. BOSTON (5) — Stephen Drew, ss; Joel Hanrahan, rhp; John McDonald, ss; Mike Napoli, 1b; Matt Thornton, lhp. CHICAGO (2) — Gavin Floyd, rhp; Paul Konerko, 1b. CLEVELAND (6) — Matt Albers, rhp; Rich Hill, lhp; Ubaldo Jimenez, rhp; Scott Kazmir, lhp; Jason Kubel, of; Kelly Shoppach, c. DETROIT (6) — Joaquin Benoit, rhp; Jeremy Bonderman, rhp; Octavio Dotel, rhp; Omar Infante, 2b; Ramon Santiago, 2b; Jose Veras, rhp. HOUSTON (1) — Erik Bedard, lhp. KANSAS CITY (4) — Bruce Chen, lhp; Carlos Pena, 1b; Ervin Santana, rhp; Miguel Tejada, 2b. MINNESOTA (1) — Mike Pelfrey, rhp. NEW YORK (12) — Robinson Cano, 2b; Joba Chamberlain, rhp; Curtis Granderson, of; Travis Hafner, dh; Phil Hughes, rhp; Hiroki Kuroda, rhp; Boone Logan, lhp; Lyle Overbay, 1b; Andy Pettitte, lhp; Mark Reynolds, 1b-3b; Mariano Rivera, rhp; Kevin Youkilis, 3b. OAKLAND (3) — Grant Balfour, rhp; Bartolo Colon, rhp; Kurt Suzuki, c. SEATTLE (7) — Endy Chavez, of; Franklin Gutierrez, of; Raul Ibanez, of; Kendrys Morales, dh; Oliver Perez, lhp; Humberto Quintero, c; Joe Saunders, lhp. TAMPA BAY (9) — Jesse Crain, rhp; Roberto Hernandez, lhp; Kelly Johnson,

World Rankings

Through Dec. 1 1. Tiger Woods 2. Adam Scott 3. Henrik Stenson 4. Phil Mickelson 5. Justin Rose 6. Rory McIlroy 7. Matt Kuchar 8. Steve Stricker 9. Brandt Snedeker 10. Jason Day 11. Jason Dufner 12. Graeme McDowell 13. Ian Poulter 14. Dustin Johnson 15. Luke Donald 16. Zach Johnson 17. Jim Furyk 18. Charl Schwartzel 19. Keegan Bradley 20. Sergio Garcia 21. Webb Simpson 22. Jordan Spieth 23. Hideki Matsuyama 24. Lee Westwood 25. Ernie Els 26. Bubba Watson 27. Nick Watney 28. Bill Haas 29. Jamie Donaldson 30. Hunter Mahan 31. Victor Dubuisson 32. Ryan Moore 33. Louis Oosthuizen 34. Thomas Bjorn 35. Graham Delaet 36. G. Fernandez-Castano 37. Francesco Molinari 38. Martin Kaymer 39. Jonas Blixt 40. Billy Horschel 41. Rickie Fowler 42. Matteo Manassero 43. Kevin Streelman 44. David Lynn 45. Jimmy Walker 46. Peter Hanson 47. Thongchai Jaidee 48. Miguel Angel Jimenez 49. Scott Piercy 50. Branden Grace 51. Richard Sterne 52. Joost Luiten 53. Bernd Wiesberger 54. Boo Weekley 55. Harris English 56. Bo Van Pelt 57. Gary Woodland 58. Thorbjorn Olesen 59. Chris Kirk 60. Kiradech Aphibarnrat 61. Angel Cabrera 62. Stephen Gallacher 63. Kim Hyung-sung 64. D.A. Points 65. Brendon de Jonge 66. Nicolas Colsaerts 67. Peter Uihlein 68. Tim Clark 69. Marc Leishman 70. Roberto Castro 71. Ross Fisher 72. Patrick Reed 73. Chris Wood 74. Koumei Oda 75. Michael Thompson

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Eat Your Vegetables

Sarah Henning

Lazy and healthy curry over potatoes

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donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know about you guys, but after the decadence that was the past Thanksgiving week, simple and healthy were on the top of my wish list for this weekâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eats. Not that I gorged on food day and night from Thursday through the weekend or anything. Though, it was tempting. That said, I did have quite a few of those pumpkin bars I wrote about last week, and my mom and I shared a good amount of dark chocolate between us. But: It was a holiday. Time with family. Regret nothing. So, Sunday night, we wanted to do a bit of damage control. A healthy meal that was easy, too. So we pulled out the crock pot and made a slow cooker curry, and rather than go for rice, we roasted some sweet potatoes and served the curry over the sweet potatoes. Unusual? Yes. Healthy? Yes. Delicious? You bet.

Slow Cooker Curry Over Sweet Potatoes 1 pound cooked shrimp, defrosted if frozen (optional) 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves minced garlic 1 teaspoon roasted red chili paste 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon mild curry powder 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 cup canned diced tomatoes, with juice 1 can coconut milk 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 6 green onions, white and green parts, thinly sliced Salt and black pepper to taste 2 sweet potatoes More coconut oil In a skillet or wok, heat coconut oil over medium heat. Add onion and stir-fry until softened. Add garlic, chili paste, curry powder and thyme and stir-fry 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, with juice, bring to a boil, stirring and scraping the pan. Transfer everything in the pan into your slow cooker. Add coconut milk and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 2 hours. Thirty minutes before itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s done cooking, add the shrimp, if using. Prepare your sweet potatoes: Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Peel your potatoes and slice them into quarter-inch rounds. Lay rounds on a parchmentcovered cookie sheet and rub coconut oil onto the exposed side of each round. Roast for 25 minutes, flipping over your rounds halfway. At the 2-hour mark for the curry, add bell pepper and green onions, and cook another 15 minutes. Serve over warm, roasted sweet potatoes. Serves: 4.

Grilled cheese makes for quick, fancy dinner By Meryl Carver-Allmond Special to the Journal-World

While I typically do a good job of mapping out our dinners each week, sometimes the plan goes awry as the holiday season picks up. With tree festivals and jingle jogs and cookies to make in the evenings, often we just want something simple but still delicious. Enter the fancy grilled cheese sandwich. A plain-Jane grilled cheese is great, of course, but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not always satisfying enough for a real meal. So why limit your grilled cheese to American singles and white bread? After all, the only real qualification for a grilled cheese is that it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t include meat. That leaves a lot of room for creativity and what-do-we-have-in-thefridge ingenuity. For example, one of my favor-

ite grilled cheese sandwiches is a few slices of Brie cheese, a slather of blueberry jam and a handful of greens, like arugula or spinach. If I have some bacon to toss on â&#x20AC;&#x201D; it doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t count as meat, here, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s more like a condiment â&#x20AC;&#x201D; all the better. Another good one? Spread a piece of crusty bread with pesto sauce and a few slices of mozzarella. Then, squeeze the juice out of a few canned tomatoes and add those too. I like to make this one into a panini by using a second heavy pot to press down the top of the sandwich as it grills. Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be afraid to raid your crisper drawer for fruit, either. Apples and cheddar cheese are a classic kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; snack, but theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re even better when the apples are sliced thinly, sandwiched between two tortillas and melted into a quesadilla.

Grilled onions and swiss. Jalapeno peppers and cream cheese. Colby with dill pickle slices. Ricotta with roasted squash and a few drops of Sriracha sauce. Barbecue sauce with Gouda and banana peppers. Pickled beets with provolone and avocado. Seriously, just open your fridge and pull out two or three things that look good â&#x20AC;&#x201D; there you go, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got a gourmet grilled cheese! While you can make a grilled cheese in any pan, of course, if you have a cast iron skillet or grill top, this is the time to use it. Start by warming the pan over medium heat, then melt a pat of butter. With these more ingredientheavy grilled cheese sandwiches, I find itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s easiest to build the sandwich right there on the stove. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re using any spreads or sauces, put those on the first piece of

bread. Then, put the bread faceup in your pan, layer on the innards, and top with another piece of bread. Push down gently on the top to help the sandwich stick together. When the first side is toasted and the cheese is just barely going melty â&#x20AC;&#x201D; this will take just a few minutes, depending on the bread â&#x20AC;&#x201D; carefully flip the sandwich to toast the other side. When the sandwich is finished, place it on a cutting board to slice it in half. Be sure to enjoy the gooey string of cheese as you pull the two halves apart. Then tuck-in and enjoy your quick â&#x20AC;&#x153;fancyâ&#x20AC;? dinner! â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Meryl Carver-Allmond lives in Lawrence and writes about chickens, babies, knitting, gardening, food, photography, and whatever else tickles her fancy on any given day at www.mybitofearth.net.

Chicken Kiev-inspired drummies for dummies

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onâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t you hate it when a plan doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t come together? Recently, I had a hankering for a certain dish I used to make in my early days of cooking, one I hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t made for several years and had all but been removed from my repertoire: chicken Kiev. There was a recipe in my first cookbook, the Better Homes and Gardens one my mother handed me as she pushed me out of the nest and said â&#x20AC;&#x153;good luck.â&#x20AC;? She hadnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really taught me to cook â&#x20AC;&#x201D; I guess she figured BH&G could do the job as well as anyone, and I must say, it rather did. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s everything from a simple pancake recipe to what I then thought was a superfancy dinner party dish (chicken Kiev) between those red-checkered binder walls. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if chicken Kiev actually has any roots in Russian cuisine. My gut tells me that no, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just something someone once decided to call it after too many vodka shots. Chicken Kiev is a piece of chicken wrapped around a stick of butter, coated in bread crumbs, browned and baked. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Sarah Henning is a writer, Anyway, I had this urge blogger, vegetarian and mom. for chicken loaded with Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll usually find her eating butter, and I called in something with kale in it.

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Grilled cheese with Brie, bacon, arugula and blueberry jam

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by Megan Stuke some help because it was nearing on the afternoon and I was at work, and the chicken? Still in the freezer. I could see a big package of chicken breasts in my mindâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s eye, just waiting to be wrapped around some butter and secured with a toothpick. What could be better? I called home and asked Kiley to pull the chicken from the freezer, and I fantasized all day about this â&#x20AC;&#x2122;70s classic that was soon to adorn my dinner plate. Until I got home and saw that instead of split breasts, the only chicken in the freezer had been drumsticks. Wah wah wah. I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t wrap a drumstick around a stick of butter! Hopes, they were dashed. Until I decided that it didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t really mattered to me whether the butter was inside the chicken, and really, who needed that browning step anyway? Lemons, meet

Chicken drummy Kiev lemonade. I transformed chicken Kiev into a simple weeknight meal and, oooh, did the family love it. I mean, really, what is not to love?

Weeknight Chicken Drummy Kiev (for dummies) 1 large package chicken drumsticks â&#x20AC;&#x201D; I believe I had 10 1 stick melted butter 1 cup panko bread crumbs, herbed 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons chopped green onion Fresh parsley 1/2 lemon Salt and pepper to taste

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Low-carb cauliflower-bell pepper quiche

A quiche that keeps the carbs and fat at bay By J.M. Hirsch Associated Press

After you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey and taters and gravy and pie and — of course — stuffing, you might be ready to do penance before the next rush of holiday calories. If so, this is the dinner for you. For those post-Thanksgiving nights when you need something lighter, I give you this simple, low-carb, high-flavor “quiche” that calls for no grains, no gluten and no heavy lifting. It has, in fact, become my go-to dinner on busy weeknights simply because it is so effortless. It also happens to be pretty versatile. The whole thing is cooked in a single skillet and requires only a few minutes hands-on time. The “crust” is made from caramelized cauliflower florets, but actually any number of other vegetables could be substituted. I’ve done it with broccoli florets, as well as cubed butternut squash. This quiche also can be seasoned however you like. I usually keep it simple with thyme and garlic, but you can take it in any number of directions.

Low-Carb Cauliflower-Bell Pepper Quiche Be sure to cut your cauliflower florets very small; something between the size of a nickel and quarter is ideal. This ensures they cook quickly and evenly in the skillet. Start to finish: 30 minutes Servings: 4 5 cups small cauliflower florets (about 1 head) 1 large red bell pepper, cored and chopped Salt and ground black pepper 8 egg whites (or 1 1/2 cups pasteurized egg whites) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup fat-free crumbled feta cheese Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray, then add the cauliflower florets and bell pepper, arranging them in an even layer. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, without stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir to turn the florets, then let them cook another 3 minutes without moving them. Once the florets are evenly browned, cover the pan and cook another 3 to 4 minutes. In a bowl, mix together the egg whites, thyme and garlic. Pour evenly over the vegetables, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Sprinkle the feta over the quiche, then cover again and cook for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until the eggs are completely cooked. Season with salt and pepper. Nutrition information per serving: 140 calories; 0 calories from fat (0 percent of total calories); 0 g fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 5 mg cholesterol; 13 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 23 g protein; 730 mg sodium.

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Italian surf and turf with roasted red pepper sauce

Pair shrimp, sausage for easy party food By Sara Moulton Associated Press

With the holidays getting into full swing, life for most of us is getting hectic. Between all the big meals, the parties, the kids needing treats for their classes, never mind our day jobs ... ! Who has time for it all? Well, this dish — my Italian take on surf and turf — will come to your rescue. It is ridiculously easy to make (especially if you use jarred roasted red peppers) and involves just seven ingredients (not counting salt and pepper). But I’ll confess that I stole the basic premise — the shrimp and sausage part — from my friend, and one of my favorite cookbook authors, Bruce Aidells. Wrapping shrimp around a nugget of sausage was an idea he talked about in his book, “Bruce Aidells’ Complete Sausage Book.” I was amazed the first time I made his recipe. The two proteins meld wonderfully when baked. This is such an impressive trick and looks

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Bad Santa One drink 4 to 5 ounces eggnog 11/2 to 2 ounces Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey Steam the eggnog, rim a standard Irish coffee glass with a mix of cinnamon and sugar. Add Fireball Whiskey to the glass and add the steamed eggnog and froth to the glass and top with whipped cream then dust with more cinnamon. Glass shape: Irish coffee glass; Garnish: whipped cream and cinnamon powder. What’s your inspiration for this drink? Jeff Helsley (Owner of Goatfeathers). This drink would pair great with … Good or bad, Santa always gets cookies.

You’re Nerdy Hot One drink 4 to 5 ounces hot chocolate 1 ounce UV Whipped Cream Flavored Vodka 1/2 ounce Goldschlager Rim a standard size Irish coffee glass with sugar. Steam your favorite hot chocolate. Add Goldschlager and UV Whipped Cream Vodka to the glass and top with the steamed hot chocolate. Add whipped cream and dust it with cinnamon and chocolate sprinkles. Glass shape: Irish coffee glass; Garnish: whipped

so clever, it makes the perfect appetizer or hors d’oeuvres for a holiday party. I used large shrimp and fresh Italian turkey sausage, but if you can only find smaller shrimp or another variety of turkey sausage, go for it. However, you will need to use fresh (not dried, cured or cooked) sausage for the shrimp and sausage to stick together. I gilded this Italian surf and turf with a red pepper sauce. Pureed roasted red peppers make a thick, rich sauce all by themselves; I just intensified the flavor with a bit of balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil. There are excellent brands of jarred roasted peppers at the supermarket, but avoid any packed in oil. If you want to roast your own peppers, you can do so by holding the fresh peppers with tongs over a gas burner on the stove or broiling them on a sheet pan, set about 4 inches from the heat source. Either way, turn them until they are charred on all sides. You then transfer

the blackened peppers to a bowl, cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let them stand for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, the skin will easily peel off and the core and seeds can be removed without trouble. By the way, this red pepper sauce has many applications of its own. You could use it as a dip for raw vegetables or a sauce for roasted vegetables, pasta, sauteed mushrooms, polenta, steak, chicken or fish. When the holidays are long gone and you have finally caught your breath, I am hoping you will remember this little dish and make it part of your weekly dinner lineup.

Italian Surf and Turf with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Start to finish: 30 minutes Makes 16 shrimp 16 peeled and deveined

large raw shrimp (about 8 to 10 ounces) 6 ounces hot or sweet Italian turkey sausage meat (about 2 links) 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced, divided 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano Kosher salt and ground black pepper 1 cup roasted red peppers, drained and patted dry 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Heat the oven to 400 F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with kitchen parchment. Arrange the shrimp on the prepared baking sheet with all of the shrimp facing the same direction to form a series of C’s. Remove the casings from the sausage, place a small mound of the sausage in the center of each shrimp and press down so that the shrimp and sausage filling make a solid round. In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the olive oil with half the garlic and all of the oregano. Sprinkle the shrimp lightly with salt and pepper, then brush the

cream, cinnamon and chocolate sprinkles. What’s your inspiration for this drink? My friend Amanda Fairchild. This drink would pair great with … Nice cold winter day in front of a nice roaring fire.

The Honeyed Cranberry Tart One drink Fresh orange wedge 1/4 ounce honey Cinnamon Sugar 11/2 ounces Prichard’s cranberry rum

— Sara Moulton was executive chef at Gourmet magazine for nearly 25 years, and spent a decade hosting several Food Network shows. She currently stars in public television’s “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” and has written three cookbooks, including “Sara Moulton’s Everyday Family Dinners.”

of fresh ginger and add to one 750 milliliter bottle of unflavored vodka. Allow to infuse at least overnight. Also, Chef Adam Cooke, of Blackberry Farms, has been working on the menu at Restaurant 17 at the new Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest. (The hotel is the latest venture for cyclist and Tour de France veteran Greg Hincapie and the restaurant’s name is a tribute to Hincapie’s seventeen Tour rides.) One of their drinks on the holiday menu, The Turkey Dickel, captures the taste of the season.

Season Greetings One drink 4 to 5 ounces Eggnog 1 ounce Meukow Vanilla Cognac 1/2 ounce Belle de Brilliet Pear Cognac Rim a standard Irish coffee glass with sugar. Steam the eggnog. Add Meukow Vanilla cognac and Belle de Brilliet Pear Cognac to the glass and top with the steamed eggnog. Top with whipped cream and garnish with orange zest and fresh nutmeg. Glass shape: Irish coffee glass; Any special tools: Zester; Garnish: whipped cream, orange zest and nutmeg. What’s your inspiration for this drink? Is it possible to make eggnog even better than it is? This drink would pair great with … This drink is total decadence. Probably best with caviar on toast points.

oil mixture over the shrimp and sausage. Bake the stuffed shrimp until they are cooked through, about 8 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a blender combine the red peppers, the remaining tablespoon of oil, the remaining garlic, the vinegar and salt and pepper to taste. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a small saucepan and heat just until hot. To serve, arrange the shrimp on a serving platter, then drizzle each with some of the sauce. Nutrition information per shrimp: 170 calories; 50 calories from fat (29 percent of total calories); 5 g fat (0 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 130 mg cholesterol; 7 g carbohydrate; 1 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 22 g protein; 710 mg sodium.

The Turkey Dickel

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LAUREN TEBEAU of The Oak Table in Columbia, S.C., creates a honey cranberry tart drink for the holiday season. 1/2 ounce ginger-infused vodka (see NOTE) 1/2 ounce apple cider Muddle one orange wedge with the honey and a pinch of cinnamon and sugar. Add Prichard’s cranberry rum, ginger vodka and apple cider and shake. Pour over fresh ice into a rocks glass and garnish with frozen cranberries and an orange twist. Glass shape: Rocks glass (wide mouth tumbler); Any

special tools: spoon for muddling; Garnish: cranberries, orange twist. Inspiration: The first time I tasted Prichard’s Cranberry Rum I immediately thought of autumn and the holidays. As we became more adventurous with our cocktail list, we had more ingredients to play with which led to the creation of this cocktail. NOTE: How to infuse vodka: Finely grate 1 teaspoon

One drink 1 ounce George Dickel No. 12 (white label) 1 splash Tim Burton’s Maple Syrup 3 dashes bitters 2 ounces hard cider Combine all ingredients except hard cider and shake with ice cubes. Fine-strain into a chilled flute, top with hard cider and (optional) garnish. Glass: flute; Tools: shaker, strainer; Garnish: orange twist and candied cranberry.


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A couple of weeks ago, I was fortunate enough to be a judge in the American Harvest Bartendersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Challenge at City Roots urban farm in Columbia, S.C. It was great fun for me and the other judges (Anne



Postic, Jonathan Sharpe and Jason Johnson) to be able to sample some creations from Columbiaarea bartenders featuring American Harvest vodka. After some serious deliberation, the winner of that contest (taking first and second place in the judgesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; category) was Kristian Ni-

 

       

emi of Bourbon and Rosso. Niemiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hayride (a mixture of pecan-infused American Harvest, Strohe Jagertee and a syrup of Lazy Magnolia Jefferson Stout, maple syrup and orange bitters) took first place, and his Adrian Balbos (rosemaryinfused American Harvest, cherry liqueur, cherry pre-

serves and Fizz 66) placed second. Joshua Streetman of Motor Supply won the peopleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s choice vote with his Harvest Aviation: American Harvest, Shady Grove Farms lemons and homemade maraschino cherries. Anyway, after the imbibing was done, I asked bartenders

Olando Patterson, manager of Goatfeathers, and Lauren Tebeau, bar manager and event coordinator at The Oak Table, if they would like to share their recipes for some holiday cocktails. Here are their offerings for the season: Please see COCKTAILS, page 9B

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3BR, 2BA country home, $950/mo., incl. some utilities, 729 E. 1150 RD, 20X10 shed, 785-766-1017

2013 HONDA FIT

4BR, 3.5BA in SW Lawrence, great neighborhood, easy access to KU & K-10, $1750/mo. Call 785-979-1264

2010 HONDA ACCORD CROSSTOUR EX-L

Adorable 2BR house, North Lawrence, available Dec. 1, $900/mo. Call 785-550-1190

Leasing for Dec, Jan, & all of 2014 2, 3 and 4 bdrm units www.lawrencepm.com call/text 785-331-5360

Buick 2010 Lucerne CXL power equipment, alloy wheels, On Star, remote start, leather heated memory seats and more! Stk#14095 only $15,714. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2011 Equinox AWD trade in, power equipment, alloy wheels, great gas mileage, stk#585713 only $14,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 14T088A 2D Coupe, Jet Black, 5.3 V-8, Beautiful! $11,995

2008 CHEVROLET HHR LT

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Dodge 2012 Avenger SXT very sporty, spoiler, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, stk#475892 only $14,918. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

4D Sedan AWD!, Black Beauty with Luxury Amenities! $22,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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1 & 2 BR Avail. Now & Jan. 2014

785-856-0432

Office Space

Buick 2012 Regal Premium leather heated seats, sunroof, remote start, alloy wheels, keyless remote, GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, have fun driving again! Stk#10528 only $19,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

785-843-0550 1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX P1345B 2008 Chevy Aveo Super clean inside and out, has been very well taken care of. Perfect for your student! Only 72,818 miles, Stock#A3614A. Only $6,995!! Call Mike at (785) 550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Single office space available at Free State Business Center, with amenities. 785-841-8744 or 785-766-1094

Roomy 2BR country home, large yard, W/D & DW incl., 5 minutes from downtown, $795/mo. Call 785-597-5575

Cadillac 2013 ATS one owner, local trade in, like new only 1200 miles!! Save thousands over new and get it Cadillac Certified with 6yrs or 100,000 mile bumper to bumper warranty! Stk#640281 only $29,717. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2012 Impala LT GM Certified with 2yrs maintenance included, power seat, spoiler, alloy wheels, stk#18347 only $13,614. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT

4D Sedan, Local Trade, ONLY 49,000 miles! $4,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Ford, 2011 Fusion SEL in white with tan leather. More loaded than any Fusion you will find. Beautiful ONE owner condition. Backup camera, Sony, Satellite, Blind Spot, and more. Sale Price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Loads Of Room, A Must For Lower Budgets, We Finance! Stk# MHC80917C1 $7,488 - SAVE!

For Sale: Seasoned Walnut wood, delivered, $130 per cord. Call 913-526-6700.

2010 Honda Accord Great family car with low miles, Leather, Local trade. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence 2011 Ford Mustang California Edition, 5.0 Manual transmission, Low miles, Leather and sporty. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Only 2,150 Miles, Showroom Condition, Factory Warranty. $27,995 Stk# CL13-005C1

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

Mercury 2010 Grand Marquis LS Ultimate edition, alloy wheels, leather, power equipment, very nice, stk#370851 only $11,817. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2011 Honda Accord LX 2.4 P1368

2001 HONDA ODYSSEY LX

4D Sedan, Off Lease Special! $13,939

Miscellaneous ATTENTION HUNTERS, trappers, processors. Petska Fur buying or trading gloves for deer / elk hides, antler and fur. www.petskafur.net, 308-730-1968. Strong demand for fur and leather. Dining room table & 4 chairs, queen size bed, dresser & mirror, lawn sweeper, 6’x6’ dog pen, 2 dog transport box. 913-662-7242 - 816-803-4772 For sale: Binoculars, $30, KC Chiefs Jacket, $12.50, Sturgis jacket, $12.50, Italian sausage seasoning, $2. Call 785-312-0752

Music-Stereo For Sale - Wurlitzer Spinet Piano, $350 firm. To see call 785-842-1517.

Sat., Dec. 7, 8 am - 5 pm 16809 Sheehan, Basehor (166th and State Ave.) Tons of clothes - all sizes, Shoes/Bags, School supplies, Toys, Pack & Play, Stroller, Living Room & Bedroom Furniture, Bedding/Curtains, Household Items, Knick-Knacks, Sporting Goods, Movies, Books, Computer Games.

Low Miles, Timing Belt Has Been Replaced, Great Condition, 7 Passenger, Plenty of Space Stk# E029A

2000 Mercury Grand Marquis Only 106,922 miles. Super clean and a clear Carfax report. Stock# 13H885a. Only $5,495! Call Mike at (785)550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

54K Original Miles, Immaculate Condition, Chrome Wheels. Stk# JPL13-124C2 $15,995

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT remote start, alloy wheels, power equipment, very comfortable and affordable! Stk#139501 only $11,645. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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785-843-0550 Chrysler 2005 Pacifica Touring fwd, dual power seats, ABS, traction control, alloy wheels, quad seating, room for six, stk#341471 only $8,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2007 MINI COOPER

2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047 JackEllenaHonda.com

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

(785) 856-7067 5Spd, Local Trade, Super Clean, 27K Miles, Looks Brand New. Stk# SL14-127C1 $13,995 *for illustration purposes only

Chevrolet 2010 Impala LTZ, GM certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, leather heated seats, remote start, alloy wheels, stk#329911 only $13,417. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Cadillac 2011 SRX Luxury one owner, ultra sunroof, leather heated seats, remote start, Bose sound, On Star, alloy wheels, very sharp! Stk#322741 only $23,555. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Great On Gas, Showroom Ready, Factory Warranty! Stk# JMCB00001 $12,688 SMART BUY! Chrysler 2005 PT Cruiser Touring Edition power equipment, very nice! This one won’t last long at $7,251. stk#478891. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Low Miles, Fully Inspected, Well Maintained, Excellent Condition. Stk# D553A

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

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2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

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Chrysler 2010 Sebring Limited leather heated seats, power seat, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, very affordable with low payments available. stk#11638 only $13,819. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2006 Lincoln LS V8 P1333A 4D Sedan, Stunning Pearl White w/Navigation! $11,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2009 Pontiac Solstice Base, Convertible, Just in time to enjoy the rest of the summer, Under 85k miles. Call Anthony 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 PONTIAC SOLSTICE

Only $11,990

2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047 JackEllenaHonda.com

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2 Door, Roadster, Automatic, Only 55K Miles Stk# TST50807W1 $13,988

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2011 Lincoln MKZ AWD, Heated, ventilated and power front seats. Amazing comfort at an amazing price. $22,995. Call/Text Joe 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

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Dodge 2008 Avenger SXT FWD, V6, sunroof, leather heated & cooled seats, spoiler, alloy wheels, Boston sound, XM radio and more! Stk#324622 Only $12,775 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Lincoln 2010 MKZ AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, navigation, premium sound, SYNC, stk#358531 only $21,917. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Chevrolet 2011 Malibu LT one owner, power seat, sunroof, ABS, remote start, alloy wheels, stk#424271 only $9,917. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Dodge 2011 Avenger Luxury one owner trade in, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power equipment, cruise control, stk#330001 only $15,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Chevrolet 2013 Captiva LS GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, alloy wheels, power equipment, On Star, save thousands over new! Stk#19515 only $17,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2010 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS

Black On Black! Priced Right!! New Arrival! $26,488 Stk# JPL13-124C1

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

2008 CHEVROLET MALIBU LT

1989 Ford F150 Lariat 4WD - Must Sell! Reg Cab, V8, 4 Speed OD, $1600 OBO. 785-691-8348

Buick 2008 Lacrosse CX remote start, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, power seat, very affordable, stk#420851 only $10,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Honda Fit Gray 4cyl, Great gas mileage and low miles 34,812. Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2012 HYUNDAI ACCENT

2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

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2008 HYUNDAI ACCENT GS

5Spd, Ac, Stereo And More, Great Fuel Mileage, 62K Miles. Stk# TST50749 $8,495

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1996 Chevrolet truck, blue, 4WD, large tires, great shape. REDUCED $4,800. Call 785-220-9541. Serious inquiries only.

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2013 Hyundai Accent GLS This car has been babied and is in tip top shape! 30,865 miles, only $14,995 Call Mike at (785) 550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

(785) 856-7227 2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

Only $7,995

Pianos, Kimball Spinet, $500, Everett Spinet, $475, Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet, $475. Gulbranson Spinet $450. Wurlitzer Spinet, $300, Prices include tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906

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Hyundai 2009 Accent fwd, 4cyl, great gas mileage and dependability, financing available! Stk#523372 only $5,914. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2005 CADILLAC DTS

PIANO SALE! Final week of our Sounds of the Season Sale! Hurry in and enjoy savings on over 120 pianos! Mid-America Piano, Manhattan. 800-950-3774. www.piano4u.com.

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23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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2011 Hyundai Accent Black, base model car with great gas mileage. Call Anthony 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Furniture Solid wood full size bedroom set, dresser w/2 shelf hutch (6’7” H, 4’6” L, 1’8” D), matching headboard, footboard & rails, $225 OBO 913-485-6678

Honda, 2007 Accord EX-L. Carbon Bronze Pearl color, tan leather, heated seats, moon roof, clean history, very clean car. Side AND curtain airbags. NICE. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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2006 Chevy Impala LT with 94,464 miles. power windows and lock this is a clean car! priced at $10,995 call Mike at (785) 550-1299. #13H863A LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2013 CHRYSLER 300

For Sale: Seasoned Firewood, $70 per half-cord, delivered. 785-594-2361

Mercedes 2009 C300 AWD sedan, leather, dual power seat, sunroof, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, stk#14104 only $22,817. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2D Coupe, Leather, Roof, Perfect Condition! $5,993

2009 CADILLAC CTS AWD

For Sale: Seasoned Oak wood, delivered, $160 per cord. 785-550-0067

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

Call Bowe at

A Smart Buy! Lots Of Room, Great Economy! Stk# DL13-090C1 $10,488 - CLEARANCE

EXECUTIVE OFFICE West Lawrence Location $525/mo., Utilities included Call Donna • 785-841-6565 Advanco@sunflower.com

Lawrence

Certified Pre-Owned Honda, 7 year/100,000 mile warranty, 4WD, One Owner, Fully Loaded Stk# LD514A

Only $17,598

Tonganoxie

For Rent: Tonganoxie 2 BR Duplex. No smoking or pets. References required. Wayne Finch 913-645-2623

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2011 Lincoln MKZ P9984

Tower Properties

3BR country home w/ garage, with full basement, $800, available now. 816-807-1832, 913-369-3055

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2007 NISSAN MAXIMA SL

2012 TOYOTA COROLLA LE

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Limited, 1-Owner, 12K Miles, Save Big! Stk# NL13-258C2. $18,988 REDUCED

2009 Hyundai Sonata Garaged car and is in immaculate condition! Priced to sell and has only 104,040 miles. Call Mike at (785)550-1299. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Hyundai 2012 Elantra GLS power equipment, ABS, traction control, steering wheel controls, save thousands over new, stk#149671 only $14,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2011 Hyundai Tucson GL FWD, Manual transmission, Local trade, 1-Owner with a clean Carfax. Great looking car. $16,216. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Hyundai 2012 Sonata GLS fwd, 4cyl, great commuter car, power equipment, cruise control, steering wheel controls, stk#10792 only $15,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Mazda Mazda3 i Sport 13M1397A 4D Sedan, Perfect nomical Car! $10,829

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com Kia, 2008 Spectra EX. Nice clean economy car. Four cylinder automatic with clean history. Black with clean gray cloth. 32 MPG highway. Multiple airbags! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2011 Hyundai Tucson Limited Black leather, nice local trade with only 29k miles. Call Anthony 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Kia 2012 Sportage EX one owner, heated & cooled seats, leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, save thousands over new!! Stk#312781 only $21,871. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2011 Hyundai Sonata Limited Must be seen to be believed. Loaded with extras. Only 103,523 miles! Call or text Mike at (785) 550-1299 to schedule a test drive. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Kia 2011 Forte EX power equipment, ABS, traction control, steering wheel controls, stk#356481 only $13,674. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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(785) 856-7100 2009 MAZDA 6-S

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Leather, Navigation, 1-Owner, Low Miles. Stk# NL12-342C1. $14,888 - SAVE

Nissan, 2006 Maxima SL. Local trade-in, beautiful car in Red Brawn color. Loaded up and well cared for. Panorama moonroof, heated leather seats, much more! Clean history and super car to drive. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2011 Hyundai Sonata SE Sporty looking, Great local trade, Nice rims, Good MPG A/T with paddle shifters. Call Anthony at 785-691-8528. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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GM CERTIFIED is not like any other dealer backed warranty. Don’t let the other dealers tell you any different. Dale Willey Automotive is the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars and trucks. Come see the difference! Call for details. 785-843-5200 ask for Allen

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2005 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL P1306A

Kia 2012 Sportage LX AWD one owner, alloy wheels, power equipment, low miles, save thousands over new! Stk#351191 only $17,812. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

SMART BUY! Great Gas Mileage, Nicely Equipped, Save Big Today! $8,495. Stk# NL13-315C1.

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4D Sedan, Leather, Roof, Navigation, Local Trade! $16,433

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23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500 2012 Sante Fe Gray AWD, 4 Cyl engine, 23,348 miles. Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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

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Quick Installation? No Problem! Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838 www.FloorTraderLawrence. com

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2004 Subaru Impreza 2.5RS Great car for winter with symmetrical AWD. This car won’t last long at this price. $8,995. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

4D Sedan, Just arrived, Local Trade! $12,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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

Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261 Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7 Sr. & Veteran Discounts

Garage Doors

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Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home Repairs, Interior Wall Repair & Painting, Doors, Wood Rot, Powerwash 785-766-5285

Stone Mason- Ed Bethard 34 yrs experience Chimney repair, sm walls, tuck pointing, sm foundation repairs. Free estimates. 913-909-1391

• Holiday Lighting Installation • Professional and timely • Residential & Commercial

Guttering Services

Year round storage

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Decks & Fences

Gutter Systems Inc. Seamless Guttering Proven Leaf Guards Free Est. • 913-634-9784 www.GUTTERMYHOME.com

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

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

Winston-Brown.com Professional Remodeling

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

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Heating & Cooling

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

Limestone wall bracing, floor straitening, foundation waterproofing, structural concrete and masonry repair and replacement, driveways and flat concrete 785-843-2700 Owen - ACI certified

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

•custom baths and kitchens •interior upgrades • windows • doors •siding •decks •porches • sunrooms •handicapped improvements Licensed & Insured-Since 1974

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

Dependable & Reliable Pet sitting, Overnights, and more! References! Insured! 785-550-9289

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Painting

Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing Fast Quality Service

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Ackerman Lawn Care Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, All jobs considered. 785-893-1509 Golden Rule Lawncare Lawn cleanup & mowing Snow Removal Family owned & operated Call for Free Est. Insured. Eugene Yoder 785-224-9436

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

Roofing

A. B. Painting & Repair Int/ext. Drywall, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Call Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com Interior/Exterior Painting Quality Work Over 30 yrs. exp.

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Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Pet Services

BOOK EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS. I COME TO YOU!

Tree/Stump Removal

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DECK BUILDER Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured. Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs. Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com

No Job Too Big or Small

Bus. 913-269-0284

FOUNDATION REPAIR

AWD, Hard to Find, Only 44k Miles, Factory Warranty. Stk# SL14-118C1 $15,788 - SPECIAL

Moving-Hauling

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

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

Remodeling Specialist Handyman Services • 30 Yrs Exp Residential & Commercial

Toyota, 2005 Corolla LE. Gas saving 4 cyl. automatic. ONE owner, very clean. 35 MPG highway. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Masonry, Brick & Stone

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Construction

Chem-Free Cleaning, LLC 23+ yrs. exp. No chemicals. Call between now & the 15th of Dec. The Wood Doctor - Wood rot re- & you will receive a $20 off for pair, fences, decks, doors & win- the Hollidays. “Like us” on dows - built, repaired, or re- Facebook! 913-669-2327 placed & more! Bath/kitchen reHousecleaner modeled. Basement finished. 785-542-3633 • 816-591-6234 Honest & Dependable Free estimate, References Call Linda 785-691-7999 STARTING or BUILDING a Business?

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Decks & Fences

Factory Warranty, A Best Seller! Save Now! STK# GMC51630 $16,488 SPECIAL

Toyota 2008 Corolla S fwd, automatic, power equipment, alloy wheels, sunroof, leather heated seats, great commuter car! Stk#14391C1 only $10,961. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Concrete

2012 TOYOTA CAMRY LE

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2008 Nissan Altima 2.5 S P1354A

We are now your Chevrolet dealer, call us for your service or sales needs! Dale Willey Automotive 785-843-5200

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2008 Nissan Maxima 3.5 SE 14T164B

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2007 Toyota Avalon XLS 13T837A

4D Sedan, SL Trim, Leather and Sunroof $7,995

Lexus, 2004 IS300, local ONE owner trade in. Beautiful condition, Thunder Cloud Metallic, Sport Design, navigation, and totally loaded. And only $9,170. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Carpets & Rugs

CARPET, WOOD LAMINATE,

2005 TOYOTA COROLLA LE

Very Clean, Great Gas Mileage, Lots Of Extras... Hurry! Stk# JPL14-083C1 $8,595

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BUSINESS

Our Warehouse Prices!

2012 Toyota Corolla LE Silver, 4cyl, Gets great gas mileage! Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2011 Nissan Murano SL P1146B

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Home appliance repairs? We fix them - gas or electric. Expert repairs and friendly, honest service from an expert who calls Lawrence home. Call 800-504-2000. www.serviceguard.com

Only 66K Miles, A Whole Lotta Car For The Price! Stk#RL13-044C1 $14,788 - CLEARANCE

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4D Sedan, Local Great Buy! $11,350

Appliance Repair

2009 TOYOTA AVALON XL

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2008 KIA OPTIMA EX

Hyundai 2012 Santa Fe GLS alloy wheels, power equipment, steering wheel controls, low mileage with factory warranty left, stk#11182 only $17,251. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

4D Sedan, AWD, Cold Climate Package, Local Trade! $14,995

Great Gas Mileage, Affordable, Save Big Over New. Stk# GMCB0001 $13,788 - REDUCED

4D Sport Utility, SL Trim, Leather and Sunroof $26,583 2008 Hyundai Veracruz GLS FWD, Space for the whole family with 3rd row seating. Great local trade and 1-Owner. $15,995. Call/Text Joe at 785-764-6089. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

4D Wagon, Hard to Find Wagon, Local Trade! $12,242

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2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 13T1406B

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2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring Base 13L296B

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Eco-

Leather, Sunroof, Alloys And More Only 77K Miles.. Save! Stk# NL13-195C1. $13,995- LOADED

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Hyundai 2011 Sonata GLS fwd, power equipment, cruise control, XM radio, great commuter car, stk#309142 only $12,555. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2011 HYUNDAI GENESIS

Save Huge Over New, Great Fuel Economy, Save Now! Stk# TSC90806 $19,688 - SAVE!

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Fredy’s Tree Service cutdown• trimmed• topped Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718

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Crossovers 2010 HYUNDAI SANTE FE

Crossovers 2013 SUBARU TRIBECA LTD

Sport Utility-4x4 Ford, 2002 Explorer XLT. 4X4 with third row seat and rear heat/ AC. Ford’s popular Toreador Red. Very clean, Two owner no accident Explorer, and well equipped. Only $5,995. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Sport Utility-4x4

Sport Utility-4x4

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 5 Truck-Pickups Vans-Buses

2007 JEEP COMMANDER

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2012 Toyota Prius Three 14C238A 5D Hatchback, Local trade, Navigation, Terrific condition! $19,988

Only 32K Miles, New Car Trade, Like New! Stk# NL13-0611C1. $15,888 REDUCED

Only 16k Miles, Like New Condition, A Must See! Stk# SL14-104C1 $29,888 - SAVE

Sport Edition, Nicely Equipped, One Tough Suv! $12,988 Stk# GMT51635T1

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com

Sport Utility-4x4 2012 KIA SOUL

2D Convertible, Automatic, Blue w/ Black Top. $9,995

20K Miles, Factory Warranty, Roomy, Xtra Clean. Stk# M3-949C2. SAVE $15,488 -

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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(785) 856-7227 GMC 2011 Acadia Denali AWD, GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, leather heated & cooled seats, Bose sound, DVD, navigation and more!! Stk#50405A1 only $34817. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.BriggsChrysler.com

4D Extended Cab, 4x4, XLT, Tonneau Cover, Running Boards $19,995

Buick 2009 Enclave CXL AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, sunroof, remote start, Bose sound, navigation, very nice and very affordable at $23,555. stk#466352. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Jeep 2008 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4wd, power equipment, alloy wheels, ABS, traction control, side airbags, stk#393701 only $13,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com GMC 2011 Acadia SLE one owner, dual power seat, ABS, traction control, On Star, alloy wheels, stk#554021 only $22,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Nicely Equipped, Very Clean, Nicely Equipped! Save Now! Stk# NL13-239T1. $11,995- SAVE

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2011 NISSAN MURANO SV

Chevrolet 2013 Capitiva LTZ GM Certified with 2yrs of scheduled maintenance included, leather heated seats, sunroof, power equipment, On Star, remote start, save thousands over new! Stk#12348 only $19,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2008 CRV EX AWD, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, low miles, hurry this one won’t last long! Stk#15920 only $16955. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2008 HONDA ELEMENT EX

2006 Mercury Mountaineer Luxury P1367A

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Jeep 2013 Patriot Latitude fwd only 3k miles, why buy new when you can save thousands with this one! Stk#39920A1 only $18,555. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2009 JEEP WRANGLER

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One Owner, 4WD, Serviced Here, Includes Dog Package, One of a Kind!! Stk# D552A

Only $17,482

2005 JEEP WRANGLER

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2009 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ 14C101A

2010 SUBARU FORESTER X

Only $10,990

Sport, 4x4 Crew Cab, Only 13k Miles, Like New! Stk# DT3-226T1. $25,888 - SAVE

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2009 HONDA FIT BASE

1-Owner, New Car Trade. Like New, Only 35K Miles. Stk# SL14-106C1 $17,995

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Truck-Pickups 2013 NISSAN TITAN SV

(785) 856-7100

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence www.Briggs.Subaru.com Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence BriggsNissanLawrence.com

Only 18k Miles, Immaculate Condition, Save Big Over New! Stk# SL14-123C1 $21,488 WOW!

2010 FORD TRANSIT 2011 Chevy Silverado LTZ Crew cab 4x4. Must be seen to be believed! Loaded with extras and lifted. Only 36,543 miles! Call or text Mike at (785) 550-1299 to schedule a test drive. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Certified Pre-Owned Honda, 7 Year/100,000 Mile Warranty, Fully Inspected. Stk# D513A

(785) 856-7067 2007 Ford Edge SE 13T1426A

Only $13,490

4D Sport Utility, Terrific price on a Great SUV! $10,995

Call Bowe at

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4X4, Crew Cab, 1-owner, 9,500 miles, Certified. Stk# NL13-325T1. $30,888- SPECIAL

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Green, 4x4, Front and rear locking differentials and low miles at 30,810. Call Ian at 913-439-8473. LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Xl Pkg, 45K Miles, Super Clean, A Great Multi-Use Vehicle. Stk# H-DJT20174 $15,895

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2012 FORD ESCAPE

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PRAIRIE MEADOWS NO. 6, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, AS SHOWN BY THE RECORDED PLAT F, IN DOUGLAS THEREOF COUNTY, KANSAS ACCORDING TO THE RECORDED PLAT THEREOF. SHERIFF OF COUNTY, KANSAS

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You are hereby notified that on November 18, 2013, a Petition was filed in this Court by EDWARD HADLEY, an heir, devisee and legatee, and Executor named in the Will of JOHN L. HADLEY, deceased, dated February 3, 1973, praying the instrument attached thereto be admitted to probate and record as the Last Will and Testament of the decedent; Letters Testamentary under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act be issued to the Executor to serve without bond. You are further advised under the provisions of the Kansas Simplified Estates Act the Court need not supervise administration of the Estate, and no notice of any action of the Executor or other proceedings in the administration will be given, except for notice of final settlement of decedent’s estate.

All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. EDWARD HADLEY, Petitioner STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. Matthew H. Hoy, #18469 900 Massachusetts, Ste. 500 PO Box 189 Lawrence KS 66044-0189 (785) 843-0811 Attorneys for Petitioner ________

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You are notified that a petition has been filed in this Court by Karen McKinney, duly appointed, qualified and acting Executor of the Estate of Martha J. McKinney, deceased, requesting that Petitioner’s acts be approved; heirs be determined; the Will be construed and the Estate be assigned to the persons entitled thereto; the Court find the allowances requested for attorney’s fee and expenses are reasonable and should be allowed; the administration of the Estate be closed; upon the filing of receipts, Petitioner finally be discharged as Executor of the Estate of Martha J. McKinney, deceased, and Petitioner be released from further liability.

You are required to file your written defenses to the Petition on or before December 12, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail to file your written defenses, judgment and deYou are further advised if cree will be entered in due written objections to sim- course upon the petition. plified administration are filed with the Court, the Karen McKinney, Executor Court may order that supervised administration en- GEORGE L. CATT, P.A. sue. 3300 Mesa Way, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66049-2345 You are required to file (785) 841-3384 your written defenses Attorney for Petitioner thereto on or before De- cattlaw2@sunflower.com cember 19, 2013, at 10:00 By: George L. Catt, #06773 o’clock a.m. in the District ________ Court, in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, at which (First published in the Baldtime and place the cause win City Signal, November will be heard. Should you 21, 2013) fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in IN THE DISTRlCT COURT OF due course upon the PetiDOUGLAS COUNTY, tion. KANSAS

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vs. Kennith Frevele and Stephanie Frevele, et al. Defendants. Case No. 12CV390 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on December 19, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

(First published in the Bald- Lots 11 and 12 and the win City Signal, November South 21.00 feet of Lot 10, 21, 2013) Block 6, in Original Town of Tonganoxie, les ss the IN THE DISTRlCT COURT OF West 65.00 feet thereof, all DOUGLAS COUNTY, in Leavenworth County, Lawrence KANSAS Kansas, as shown on Lot Split Survey filed June 4, (First published in the LawIn the Matter of the Estate 2007 under Document No. rence Daily Journal-World of 2007S005, commonly November 27, 2013) MARTHA J. McKINNEY, known as 222 South DelaDeceased ware Street, Tonganoxie, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF KS 66086 (the “Property”) DOUGLAS COUNTY, Case No. 12PR220 KANSAS Div. No.1 to satisfy the judgment in Petition Filed Pursuant to the above-entitled case. In the Matter of the Estate K.S.A. Chapter 59 The sale is to be made of TITLE TO REAL ESTATE without appraisement and JOHN L. HADLEY INVOLVED subject to the redemption Deceased period as provided by law, NOTICE OF HEARING and further subject to the Case No. 2013-PR- 205 approval of the Court. For Pursuant to K.S.A. THE STATE OF KANSAS TO more information, visit Chapter 59 ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: www.Southlaw.com. NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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Wells Fargo Financial Kansas, Inc. Plaintiff, vs. London W Bonds , et al., Defendants. Case No. 13CV411 Division 1 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure Title to Real Estate Involved NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 13CV411, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 12/12/2013, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in th he lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas Douglas County Courthouse, the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit:

In the Matter of the Estate of SHARON LYNN CHANEY, Deceased Case No. 2013PR203 Div. No.1 Petition Filed Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED

Andrew D. Dedeke, Sheriff Leavenworth County, Kansas 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 (134947) ________ (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, November 27, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC Plaintiff, vs. Colby Kost, et al. Defendants. Case No. 12CV629 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Leavenworth County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenworth County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Justice Center, 2nd Floor Lobby, Leavenworth County, Kansas, on December 19, 2013, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Lot 1, REPLAT OF LOTS 1 THROUGH 11 INCLUSIVE, SARCOXIE LAKE “CORRECTIONAL PLAT “, a on in Leavensubdivisio worth County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof, commonly known as 18683 Linwood Road, Linwood, KS 66052 (the “Property”)

to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption NOTICE TO CREDITORS period as provided by law, THE STATE OF KANSAS TO and further subject to the approval of the Court. For ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: more information, visit You are notified that on No- www.Southlaw.com. vember 15, 2013, a Petition for Probate of Will and Is- Andrew D. Dedeke, Sheriff suance of Letters Testa- Leavenworth County, mentary under the Kansas Kansas Simplified Estates Act was filed in this Court by Rod- Prepared By: ney Jay Chaney and Mi- South & Associates, P.C. chael Donnell Chaney, Kristen G. Stroehmann co-Executors named in the (KS # 10551) Last Will and Testament of 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Sharon Lynn Chaney, de- Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 ceased. (913)663-7899 (Fax) All creditors of the dece- Attorneys For Plaintiff dent are notified to exhibit (151511) ________ their demands against the Estate within the latter of (First published in The Mirfour months from the date ror, Wednesday, November of first publication of notice 27, 2013) under K.S.A. 59-2236 and amendments thereto, or if IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF the identity of the creditor LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, is known or reasonably asKANSAS certainable, 30 days after CIVIL DEPARTMENT actual notice was given as provided by law, and if Lakeview Loan Servicing, their demands are not thus LLC exhibited, they forever Plaintiff, shall be barred. vs. Rodney Jay Chaney, Petitioner Ronald G. Wagner and Michael Donnell Chaney, Lynne M. Wagner, et al. Petitioner Defendants. GEORGE L. CATT, P.A. 3300 Mesa Way, Suite C Lawrence, KS 66049-2345 (785) 841-3384 Attorney for Petitioner cattlaw2@sunflower.com By: George L. Catt, #06773 ________

Case No. 13CV179 Court Number: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Tonganoxie Court of Leavenworth (First published in The Mir- County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Leavenror, Wednesday, November worth County, Kansas, will 27, 2013) offer for sale at public aucIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF tion and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, the Justice Center, 2nd KANSAS Floor Lobby, Leavenworth CIVIL DEPARTMENT County, Kansas, on December 19, 2013, at 10:00 AM, JPMorgan Chase Bank, the following real estate: LOT 13, IN BLOCK 12, IN National Association

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A tract in the Northeast Quarter of Section 12, (Published in The Mirror, Wednesday, December 4, 2013) Township 8, Range 21, Leavenworth County, KanNotice of Budget Hearing for Amending the 2013 Budget as, described as follows: sa Beginning at a point 1671 The governing body of feet East along the South Tonganoxie line of the Northeas st Quarwill meet on the day of December 16, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Tonganoxie City Hall for the ter of said Section 12; purpose of hearing and answering objections of taxpayers relating to the proposed thence North 02°34’38” amended use of funds. West 591.06 feet; thence Detailed budget information is available at Tonganoxie City Hall and will be available East South 49°53’08” at this hearing. 414.37 feet; thence South 28°26’38” West 364.06 feet; Summary of Amendments thence South 89°42’39” et to the West 113.43 fee point of beginning, less any part taken or used for road, according to a survey by Ken n Herring, Surveyor, dated October 30, 1972, recorded in Book S-9, #18, February 27, 1973., commonly known as 18811 Santa Fe Trail, Leavenworth, KS 66048 (the Nathan McCommon “Property”) Office Title: City Administrator ________ to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. Tonganoxie Tonganoxie The sale is to be made Tonganoxie without appraisement and NOTICE TO CREDITORS KANSAS existing, dissolved or dorsubject to the redemption CIVIL DEPARTMENT mant corporations; the unperiod as provided by law, known guardians and trus- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO and further subject to the CitiMortgage, Inc. tees of such of the defend- ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: approval of the Court. For Plaintiff, ants as are minors or are in more information, visit anywise under legal disa- You are hereby notified www.Southlaw.com. vs. bility; and all other persons that a petition was filed in who are or may be con- this Court by Keith E. MorAndrew D. Dedeke, Sheriff gan, heir, devisee and legaWilliam M. Marlowe; Uncerned: Leavenworth County, tee and executor named in known Heirs of William M. Kansas Marlowe, Deceased; UnYou are hereby notified the will of Carol Maxine known spouse, if any, of that a petition has been Morgan, a/k/a Maxine Dahl Prepared By: William M. Marlowe; filed in the District Court of Morgan, deceased, praying South & Associates, P.C. Lan-Del Water District; Leavenworth County, Kan- that the Last Will and TesBrian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Clayton Marlowe; Mica sas, by Wells Fargo Bank, tament of said Carol Max6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 (Noel) Cramer, Na for judgment in the sum ine Morgan, a/k/a Maxine Overland Park, KS 66211 Morgan, deceased, Defendants. of $69,271.60, plus interest, Dahl (913)663-7600 costs and other relief; judg- dated November 28, 2007 (913)663-7899 (Fax) and filed with the petition Case No. 13CV445 ment that plaintiff’s lien is Attorneys For Plaintiff Court Number: a first lien on the said real be admitted to probate and (156527) record; that Keith E. MorPursuant to K.S.A. property and sale of said ________ Chapter 60 property to satisfy the in- gan be appointed as execu(First published in The Mirdebtedness, said property tor without bond, and that ror, Wednesday, November NOTICE OF SUIT described as follows, to he be granted Letters Tes20, 2013) tamentary. wit: THE STATE OF KANSAS, to IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF the above-named defend- THE EAST 30 FEET OF LOT 4 You are required to file LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, ants and the unknown AND THE WEST 15 FEET OF your written defenses KANSAS heirs, executors, adminis- LOT 5, BLOCK 28, LATTA’S thereto on or before the CIVIL DEPARTMENT trators, devisees, trustees, ADDITION, CITY OF LEAVEN- 13th day of December, 2013 creditors and assigns of WORTH, LEAVENWORTH at 11:00 o’clock a.m. of said CITIMORTGAGE, INC., any deceased defendants; COUNTY, KANSAS. Com- day, in said Court, in the Plaintiff, the unknown spouses of monly known as 741 Chest- City of Leavenworth, Leavany defendants; the un- nut Street, Leavenworth, enworth County, Kansas, at vs. known officers, successors, Kansas 66048 which time and place said trustees, creditors and ascause will be heard. Should BRANDON R. SEE, et al., signs of any defendants and you are hereby re- you fail therein, judgment Defendants. that are existing, dissolved quired to plead to said peti- and decree will be entered or dormant corporations; tion in said Court at Leav- in due course upon the peCase No. 13CV289 the unknown executors, ad- enworth, Kansas on or be- tition. Title to Real Estate Involved ministrators, devisees, fore the 11th day of Janutrustees, creditors, succes- ary, 2014. All creditors are notified to NOTICE OF SHERIFF`S SALE sors and assigns of any deexhibit their demands fendants that are or were Should you fail therein against the estate within NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, partners or in partnership; judgment and decree will four (4) months from the that under and by virtue of the unknown guardians, be entered in due course date of first publication of an Order of Sale issued by conservators and trustees upon said petition. this notice as provided by the Clerk of the District of any defendants that are law and, if their demands Court of Leavenworth minors or are under any le- THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO are not thus exhibited, they County, Kansas, in the case gal disability; and the un- COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY shall be forever barred. above numbered, wherein known heirs, executors, ad- INFORMATION OBTAINED the parties above named ministrators, devisees, WILL BE USED FOR THAT Keith E. Morgan were respectively plaintiff trustees, creditors and as- PURPOSE. Petitioner and Defendants, and to me, signs of any person alleged the undersigned Sheriff of to be deceased, and all SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC MURRAY, TILLOTSON & Leavenworth County, Kan- other persons who are or Attorneys for Plaintiff BURTON,CHARTERED sas, directed, I will offer for may be concerned. 4220 Shawnee Mission By Lawrence P. Henderson sale at public auction and Parkway - Suite 418B 117 Cherokee sell to the highest bidder You are notified that a Peti- Fairway, KS 66205 P. O. Box 10 for cash in hand at the Jus- tion has been filed in the (913)831-3000 Leavenworth, Kansas 66048 tice Center on the 2nd floor District Court of Leaven- Fax No. (913)831-3320 Our Telephone: 913-682-5894 lobby (street level) at 601 S. worth County, Kansas, File No. 13-006963/abe Facsimile: 913-682-2668 3rd Street, Leavenworth on praying to foreclose a real ________ Attorney for Petitioner December 12, 2013, at 10:00 estate mortgage on the fol________ AM of said day, the follow- lowing described real es- (First published in The Mirror, Wednesday, November (First published in The Miring described real estate tate: ror, Wednesday, November 20, 2013) situated in the County of 20, 2013) Leavenworth, State of Kan- LOT 4, WENDEL REPLAT OF IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF sas, to-wit: LOTS 6, 7, 8, 9 AND 10, IN THE DISTRICT COURT LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, BLOCK 3, SCHMIDT’S SUBOF LEAVENWORTH KANSAS TRACT IN BLOCK 1, JONES DIVISION OF THE TOWN OF COUNTY, KANSAS AND HUNTINGTON`S SUBDI- LANSING, LEAVENWORTH PROBATE DEPARTMENT JPMorgan Chase Bank, VISION, CITY OF LEAVEN- COUNTY, KANSAS, ACNational Association WORTH COUNTY, KANSAS, CORDING TO THE REIN THE MATTER OF THE Plaintiff, DESCRIBED AS: COMMENC- CORDED PLAT THEREOF, ESTATE of ING ON THE SOUTH LINE OF commonly known as 122 BARBARA ANN SMITH vs. SHAWNEE STREET 514 FEET West Kay Street, Lansing, deceased WEST OF THE WEST LINE OF KS 66043 (the “Property”) AARON SWALLOW, et. al.; 18TH STREET; THENCE Case No. 2013 PR 78 Defendants. SOUTH PARALLEL WITH and all those defendants 18TH STREET 150 FEET; who have not otherwise NOTICE OF HEARING ON Case No. 13CV61 THENCE WEST PARALLEL been served are required to PETITION FOR FINAL Div. No. WITH SHAWNEE STREET 100 plead to the Petition on or SETTLEMENT K.S.A. 60 FEET; THENCE NORTH PAR- before the 14th day of JanuMortgage Foreclosure ALLEL WITH 18TH STREET ary, 2014, in the District THE STATE OF KANSAS TO 150 FEET; THENCE EAST Court of Leavenworth NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF County,Kansas. If you fail SHAWNEE STREET 100 FEET to plead, judgment and deTO THE BEGINNING ALSO cree will be entered in due Under and by virtue of an You are hereby notified Order of Sale issued by the that on November 15, 2013, THAT PORTION THE SOUTH course upon the Petition. Clerk of the District Court a “Petition for Final SettleLINE OF SHAWNEE STREET in and for the said County ment” was filed in the 100 FEET TO THE BEGINNING NOTICE ALSO THAT PORTION OF VA- Pursuant to the Fair Debt of Leavenworth, in a certain Court by Mark Alan Waugh, CATED 19TH STREET LYING Collection Practices Act, 15 cause in said Court Num- Executor of the Estate of IMMEDIATELY WEST OF THE U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- bered 13CV61, wherein the Barbara Ann Smith, depraying ABOVE DESCRIBED TRACT, mation concerning the col- parties above named were ceased, ALSO A TRACT OF LAND IN lection of this debt may be respectively plaintiff and Petitioner’s acts be apdefendant, and to me, the proved; account be settled CORLETT`S REPLAT OF A given without the prior conPORTION OF BLOCK 1 OF sent of the consumer given undersigned Sheriff of said and allowed; the heirs be County, directed, I will offer determined; the Will be JONES ALSO A TRACT OF directly to the debt collecLAND IN CORLETT`S REPLAT tor or the express permis- for sale at public auction contrued; the Estates be OF A PORTION OF BLOCK 1 sion of a court of compe- and sell to the highest bid- assigned to the persons enOF JONES AND tent jurisdiction. The debt der for cash in hand at the titled thereto pursuant to HUNTINGTON`S SUBDIVI- collector is attempting to 2nd Floor lobby (street the Will; fees and expenses SION OF THE CITY OF LEAV- collect a debt and any in- level) of the Justice Center be allowed to Clifton B. ENWORTH, DESCRIBED A S formation obtained will be in the City of Leavenworth DeMoss, Jr., attorney; costs in said County, on Decem- be determined and ordered FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A used for that purpose. ber 12, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., paid; the administration of POINT 514 FEET WEST OF of said day the following the estate be closed; the THE WEST LINE OF 18TH Prepared By: described real estate lo- Executor be discharged STREET AND 150 FEET South & Associates, P.C. cated in the County of and be released from furSOUTH OF THE SOUTH LINE Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Leavenworth, State of Kanther liability. OF SHAWNEE STREET; 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 sas, to wit: THENCE SOUTH PARALLEL Overland Park, KS 66211 You are required to file WITH 18TH STREET 63.5 (913)663-7600 LOT 18, SOMERS SUBDIVI- your written defenses FEET; THENCE EAST 100 (913)663-7899 (Fax) SION OF LOTS 3 AND 6 IN thereto on or before DeFEET TO THE POINT OF THE Attorneys For Plaintiff BLOCK 48 IN THE RAILROAD cember 13th, 2013 at 11:00 BEGINNING, ALSO THAT (160848) ADDITION, TO TONGANOXIE, o’clock A.M. in this Court, at PORTION OF VACATED 19TH ________ IN LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, which time and place the STREET LYING IMMEDIATELY WEST OF THE ABOVE (First published in The Mir- KANSAS. Commonly known cause will be heard. Should DESCRIBED TRACT, AND ALL ror, Wednesday, November as 113 Grace St., Ton- you fail therein, judgment ganoxie, Kansas 66086 and decree will be entered BEING IN LEAVENWORTH 27, 2013) in due course on the PetiCOUNTY, KANSAS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF This is an attempt to collect tion. (“Property”) LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, a debt and any information KANSAS obtained will be used for Mark Alan Waugh said real property is levied that purpose. Executor upon as the property of DeWELLS FARGO BANK, NA fendants Brandon R. See Plaintiff, Andrew D. Dedeke Clifton B. DeMoss, Jr. and Sherrie See and all SHERIFF OF LEAVENWORTH #12964 other alleged owners and vs. COUNTY, KANSAS 16582 Douglas will be sold without apBasehor, KS 66007 praisal to satisfy said Order JEFFREY L. TURNEY SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC 913-724-4010 of Sale. Defendants. Attorneys for Plaintiff Fax: 724-8352 4220 Shawnee Mission Attorney for the Executor LEAVENWORTH COUNTY Case No. 13CV518 Parkway - Suite 418B ________ SHERIFF Div. No. Fairway, KS 66205 K.S.A. 60 (913)831-3000 Submitted by: SunflowerClassifieds MortgageForeclosure Fax No. (913)831-3320 MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & Our File No. 12-005679/jm FRITZLEN, P.C. NOTICE OF SUIT ________ Beverly M. Weber KS #20570 The State of Kansas to: JEF- (First published in The MirDustin J. Stiles FREY L. TURNEY A/K/A JEF- ror, Wednesday, August 14, KS #25152 FREY TURNEY; TRACY J. 2013) ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF TURNEY A/K/A TRACY IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & TURNEY; JOHN DOE (REAL LEAVENWORTH COUNTY, FRITZLEN, P.C. IS ATTEMPT- NAME UNKNOWN); MARY KANSAS (REAL NAME UNING TO COLLECT A DEBT DOE PROBATE DIVISION AND ANY INFORMATION OB- KNOWN) and the unknown heirs, executors, adminisTAINED WILL BE USED FOR IN THE MATTER OF THE trators, devisees, trustees, THAT PURPOSE. ESTATE OF creditors, and assigns of (See, 3009.648) CAROL MAXINE MORGAN, such of the defendants as ________ a/k/a may be deceased; the unMAXINE DAHL MORGAN, (First published in The Mir- known spouses of the deDECEASED ror, Wednesday, December fendants; the unknown of4, 2013) ficers, successors, trustees, No. 2013-PR-148 creditors and assigns of IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF such defendants as are NOTICE OF HEARING AND LEAVENWORTH COUNTY,

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Dear Annie: I have not shared a birthday, holiday or special occasion with my son for the past five years, since he married. He has two children now. We always have been close, but I’m so sad that my daughter-in-law won’t let me be a grandmother. Their first year of marriage, they alternated holidays and combined our families. When they had their first child, however, “Rhonda” said it was too much, and now all holidays are spent with her family. They are wonderful people, but she is not willing to share her toddlers’ time with her husband’s family. I do not get the privilege of babysitting or having the kids over to my house for the day. I am not allowed to pick them up or bring them places. Rhonda is socially immature, and I believe she is naive as well as selfish. She holds all power and control

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and is judgmental and unkind. She gives every excuse to avoid us. I’ve tried several times to discuss this with her, have prayed and have shared words of wisdom and scripture, but nothing breaks through. My son prefers to avoid a confrontation. Should I also give up? — Grandmother Missing Out Dear Grandmother: How sad that Rhonda denies her children the privilege of knowing all of their grandparents. Would your son be willing to bring the kids to

Costumes, sets rule in ‘Mob City’ The ambitious new miniseries “Mob City” (8 p.m., TNT) returns to a doomed City of Angels. Created by Frank Darabont (”The Walking Dead”), it’s set in the glamorous yet corrupt world of post-World War II Los Angeles, a place where cops, chorus girls and gangsters might mingle to hear some adventurous jazz as that art form migrated from swing to bebop and beyond. An impressive cast includes Jon Bernthal as detective Joe Teague, a decorated ex-Marine with a killer reputation that earns him the attention of folks on both sides of the law. Neal McDonough plays a crusading police captain so squeakyclean that even his own men call him “the Boy Scout.” On the other side of the ledger, Ed Burns plays gangster Ben “Bugsy” Siegel, and Jeremy Luke is Mickey Cohen. ‘‘Mob City” has its moments, many of them. But I couldn’t help feeling that most of its creative energy was expended on costumes and set design. Still, the music is impressive, the acting capable, and the story moves forward like a locomotive. The show will air in two-hour installments over three Wednesday nights.

“Kirstie” (9 p.m., TV Land) gets where it’s going in record time. Within 60 seconds, we discover that vain, aging Broadway star Madison Banks (Kirstie Alley) gave up a child for adoption when she was an ambitious and evidently promiscuous starlet. And that grown-up child, Arlo (Eric Petersen), a lumpy nerd from New Jersey, wants his mommy. Rhea Perlman plays her personal assistant and Michael Richards stars as her seedy chauffeur. That puts two “Cheers” regulars and a “Seinfeld” star in the cast. What more do you need? Tonight’s Other Highlights

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Cameron coaches on “Modern Family” (8 p.m., ABC).

The new documentary series “State of Play” (8 p.m., HBO) begins with a look at parents’ role in athletics.

Teddy resents Deacon, again, on “Nashville” (9 p.m., ABC).

Cordelia rallies the coven against Fiona on “American Horror Story: Coven” (9 p.m., FX).

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your home for a visit without Rhonda? And if you can manage it, consider inviting the entire family, including Rhonda’s folks, to your place now and then. We also recommend you work on ways to warm up the relationship with Rhonda. Surely you can find something to admire about her and keep quiet about the rest. We hope, in time, she will realize that what goes around comes around. Dear Annie: My husband and I frequently go out to dinner with several other couples. One of the wives is a vegetarian. That’s fine, but she sometimes makes a scene with the server. She argues about the way things are prepared and accuses the waitstaff of lying. It’s become quite embarrassing, and some of our other friends refuse to go out with her anymore. It recently happened again. My husband and I

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For Wednesday, Dec. 4 This year you will follow your intuition, especially when dealing with family and real-estate matters. If you are single, your life needs to have an element of excitement about it in order for a romantic relationship to be successful. If you are attached, the two of you work together to solidify your financial and emotional security. 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)  At times, you just can’t seem to give a higher-up the respect he or she desires. Are you revealing your true feelings? Tonight: Burn the candle at both ends. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Kick back and take in the big picture. How you see a situation could change as a result of this process. Tonight: Listen to what a loved one shares. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Deal with a loved one directly. Your fatigue could mark a discussion with this person. Take a deep breath before you start. Tonight: Togetherness. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Defer to others, and follow through on what you want to do. That extra time you save could make all the difference in what happens. Tonight: Listen to your inner voice first. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Tap into an associate’s imagination, and you will be delighted and challenged simultaneously. You might want to reverse direction or do something differently. Tonight: Push on till the wee hours. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

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were mortified when she sent her meal back and accused the waiter of giving her the wrong dish. It ruined our night. I think we should say something, but my husband thinks it will ruin the friendship. Any suggestions? — Carnivore in Florida Dear Carnivore: It is not unheard of for restaurants to prepare vegetarian meals with chicken broth or beef stock without declaring it. However, it is rude to accuse the waitstaff of lying and cause a scene. We recommend you do a search in your area for vegetarian restaurants when socializing with this couple. Otherwise, let them know you won’t be going out to eat with them because it is obviously too stressful. ACROSS — Send questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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 Your perceptions come from your intuition. Sometimes a partner might make fun of this quality. Tonight: Fun and games. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Tension builds and creates greater motivation to complete a personal matter. You know that some of your ideas are great, but you get distracted easily. Tonight: Head home. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Resist following your gut, as it could lead to trouble. A situation involving your health and daily life could take an interesting turn. Tonight: Visit with a loved one. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Be sensitive to your financial situation and where it could land you. You might want to jump on a sudden offer, but you seem to be restrained. Tonight: Your treat. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You are in your element. A family member might test your decisions as of late. You’ll adjust your approach as a result of their attitude. Tonight: The world is your oyster. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Saying less and listening more is a safer course for you to take. What you hear could be quite unexpected yet significant. Use caution with your finances right now. Tonight: Not to be found. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Zero in on what you want. A friendship plays a strong role in the next few days. Your intuition also might be somewhat important, as you pick up a lot on a subliminal level. Tonight: Don’t overthink a personal matter.

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46 Stray from a topic 47 Uncle Sam employee 48 Some 1940s internees 49 ___ lazuli (blue mineral) 52 Game with many imitators 56 Plain as day 57 It separates the men from the boys 58 Describing pitch 59 Presidential run 60 Replies of comprehension 61 Twisting DOWN 1 Residue from Etna 2 Start of a question 3 Exhibit material 4 Bursts open 5 One full of oneself 6 There are five on China’s flag 7 Bowlers that don’t bowl 8 In days past 9 California raisin city 10 Gamboling spot 11 Toss into the mix 12 Delivery from Santa 15 Young Clinton

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