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Teaching children how to write on paper with a pen or pencil may be going by the wayside in some parts of the country, but not in Kansas. The Kansas State Board of Education is expected to vote this week on new standards for handwriting that include both printing and cursive writing. “There is research that supports the role that handwriting plays in the cognitive development of kids,� said Department of Education spokeswoman Denise Kahler. “As we move away from the written world to the digital world, kids can lose that at an early age.� In many states, the focus on computer and keyboard skills has helped marginalize the importance of handwriting. That’s been especially true since many states adopted the Common Core standards for English language arts, which focus on technology skills and make almost no mention of handwriting skills. In Lawrence, teachers say it’s a question of finding the time to focus on handwriting while also meeting the technology-based expectations of the Common Core standards.


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Kansas hasn’t spent enough on smoking cessation, critics argue By Giles Bruce

On the fifteenth anniversary of the multibillion-dollar settlement between the tobacco industry and the states, tobacco prevention advocates say Kansas has underfunded programs to prevent or stop people from smoking.

In 1998, the four major tobacco companies settled with states for $246 billion over 25 years for smokingrelated medical expenses. A report to be released Monday by several antitobacco groups says that despite promises by state officials to the contrary, little of that money has been reinvested in tobacco control.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that states spend $32.1 million annually on tobacco prevention. Kansas funds such programs at a rate of $946,671 a year, ranking it 41st in the nation in percapita spending. Meanwhile, Kansas will collect a combined $154.3 million in revenue this year from


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the time of the settlement to 19 percent today. “Some health issues are very complex and difficult to tackle,� Willett said. “But preventing and reducing tobacco use is one of the clearest ways to improve health in our state and reduce unnecessary health care costs.�

Kansas smoking rate today: 19 percent Smoking rate in 1998: 21 percent Kansas cigarette tax: 79 cents per pack National average per pack: $1.53

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The reportâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s authors cited a study that found that in the first 10 years of Washingtonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s anti-tobacco program, the state saved $5 in tobacco-related hospitalizations for every $1 it spent on prevention. Instead of funding tobacco control, however, states have used much of the settlement money to close short-term budget gaps, said Vince Willmore, spokesman for the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, one of the organizations behind the report. But Miranda Steele, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Health and Education, said outcomes are more important than spending. She said that the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s high-school smoking rate (14 percent, below the national average of 18 percent) is lower than that of neighboring states, including some that spend more per capita on tobacco prevention. Regardless, she said, future improvements wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t come from just the settlement dollars but â&#x20AC;&#x153;other communitylevel interventions.â&#x20AC;? She pointed to the departmentâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chronic Disease Risk Reduction grants, which pay for programs that promote quitting smoking and other healthy lifestyle choices, and its tobacco prevention quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW or, which provides free counseling and advice to thousands of Kansans every year. State Rep. John Wilson, D-Lawrence, said he supports investing in programs that will show dividends down the road â&#x20AC;&#x201D; whether itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tobacco prevention, education or energy efficiency â&#x20AC;&#x201D; but he doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see much of that happening under the current administration. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Any increase of funding in any good idea in the state of Kansas is going to be difficult given the budget problems weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re facing,â&#x20AC;? said Wilson, who sits on the House Health and Human Services Committee. â&#x20AC;&#x153;And quite honestly, the budget problems weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re facing are largely driven by the governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s tax plan.â&#x20AC;? The reportâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s authors recommend three steps to address tobacco use, including one Kansas implemented in 2010: banning smoking in restaurants, bars and workplaces. The authors also call for a higher cigarette tax. Kansasâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; tax of 79 cents per pack, which was last raised in 2003, is below the national average of $1.53 per pack, ranking 36th in the country. Their third solution is investing in tobacco prevention programs such as media and adverting campaigns, community and school education programs, counseling services, and increased access to tobacco cessation medication and aids. According to the report, Kansas spends $927 million annually on tobacco-related health care costs, including $196 million on Medicaid recipients. The report is being released Monday by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Americans for Nonsmokersâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Rights.

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 120 minutes, at a minimum, in the English language arts block at the elementary level,â&#x20AC;? said Steve Bonsignore, a Teacher On Special Assignment, or TOSA, who works with elementary teachers on reading and writing instruction. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The question is not do we teach handwriting, cursive and keyboarding, but whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an appropriate amount of time to spend on each of those things. Lawrence has and will continue to teach penmanship and cursive, and will look at recommendations of [the Department of Education]. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a matter of finding that balance.â&#x20AC;? Indiana is one state that reportedly has made instruction in cursive optional for schools. Schools in Daytona Beach, Fla., and suburban Washington, D.C., have taken similar action. In Kansas, one of only seven states that still requires instruction in cursive writing, the state board appears poised to emphasize both technology and penmanship. Keyboarding standards, which are classified under library and media technology, call on students as young as second grade to be able to name parts of a computer, use a mouse and keyboard appropriately, and to print documents.


dying at a rate of about 30 percent per year for the last several years. Chip Taylor, a professor of insect ecology at Kansas University, said about 70 percent of vegetation requires pollination by insects. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If we eliminate those insects, then we diminish that vegetation and weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to be losing plants,â&#x20AC;? Taylor said in an interview earlier this year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a fabric of life out there thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mediated by pollinators and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why we really have to support those populations.â&#x20AC;? Taylor said Colony Collapse Disorder, the sudden and widespread disappearance of adult honeybees from hives, is mostly affecting beekeepers who move their bees from place to place to pollinate crops grown commercially, such as those in large orchards. With this in mind, Julie Mettenburg, the executive director of the Kansas Rural Center, a farmer-led, private nonprofit, saw the need for more individual beekeepers who would keep their colonies local â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and keep them alive. With the grant from

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD But state officials believe thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no reason to abandon handwriting. Besides helping develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination, Kahler said, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also an important part of basic literacy. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Even though we are digital, we still have to read handwriting and cursive to be successful,â&#x20AC;? she said. The state board meets Tuesday and Wednesday this week in Topeka. Board members are expected to vote on the handwriting standards Tuesday, as well as proposed new standards for theater and English language proficiency for nonnative English speakers. Also this week, the board is expected to decide what type of reading and math assessments will be used in 2015 and beyond as schools across the state fully implement the Common Core standards. Department of Education officials are recommending a hybrid approach to future testing so that students in grades 3 through 8 would take tests being developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, but high schools would have the option of offering a variety of tests, including Smarter Balanced, the ACT and SAT tests, or other tests approved by the U.S. Department of Education. 645 New Hampshire St. (News Center) Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843-1000 â&#x20AC;˘ (800) 578-8748

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nature, the KRC will hold a series of workshops, each focused on one of the following topics: training additional beekeepers, increasing the amount and quality of the pollinator habitat, and increasing access to locally produced honey. Mettenburg said that the nature of agriculture in Kansas is to grow a single crop over a wide area for a number of years at a time. This monoculture system is harming pollinators because they require diversity in their sources of nectar, she said. Douglas County was chosen for this project because of its resources and because residents are interested in the issue. For example, the master gardeners with Douglas County Research and Extension were recently recognized for their work in establishing a pollinator habitat on Kansas Universityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s west campus. Planners are working on workshop details, Mettenburg said. During the next few months, she and other staff with the KRC will organize the content, speakers, and goals. The workshop will be held after the new year.

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James Warren White, 61, Lawrence, and Deborah McCarthy White, 60, Lawrence. Stevi Quinones, 29, Lawrence, and Edgar Quinones, 35, Overland Park. Michelle Jo Hack, 50, Lawrence, and Robert Wilson Hack, 58, Lawrence. Ava Louise Davis, 23, Lawrence, and Douglas Edward Davis, 27, Pomona. Kimberlee Rae Thompson, 28, Lawrence, and Justin Wesley Thompson, 25, Blue Springs, Mo.


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Athletics fees hot topic for KU Senate


Summer programs help retain reading rates By Micki Chestnut Special to the Journal-World

When teachers say goodbye to their students on the last day of school, they know when the students return in the fall, many will have forgotten some of what they learned during the previous school year. According to Terry McEwen, director of assessment, research and instructional resources for the Lawrence Public Schools, nearly 56 percent of students experience some level of skill or ability losses during summer break. But this SCHOOLS fall, when the Lawrence School District evaluated Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) reading scores, they discovered that students who had been involved in the summer program at Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence retained more of the skills and abilities than usual. The 900 elementary students served at the Boys & Girls Club experienced 10 percent to 12 percent less Please see READING, page 4A

About this story: Micki Chestnut is communications director for the United Way of Douglas County, which provides occasional features spotlighting local volunteers and charities supported by the United Way.

By Ben Unglesbee

John Young/Lawrence Journal-World Photos

LINDY HARDEN, OF LAWRENCE, browses through a few of the 400 nativity sets on display Sunday at Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 N. Fourth St., for the 19th annual Festival of Nativities.


Scenes from around the world shine By Nikki Wentling

The glow of Christmas lights illuminated the hundreds of nativity scenes on display at Centenary United Methodist Church on Sunday. Cheryl Hickey and her mother, Mary Ann, both of Lawrence, walked slowly around the perimeter of the room, looking closely and carefully at the 400-odd scenes, each pointing out details the other may have missed. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t distinguish a favorite,â&#x20AC;? Cheryl said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m enjoying all of them.â&#x20AC;? Sunday was the second day of the annual Festival of Nativities, a 19-year-old event that aims to show people the meaning of Christmas.

THIS CLAY NATIVITY SET was made by members of the Mayan Indian Tribe in the Peten Region of Guatemala. The nativity scenes displayed represent more than 30 countries across five continents. They are made from a variety of materials, and range in

size from two feet to two most of which were creinches tall. ated by international artJoy Sodders, who is ists. on the committee for the â&#x20AC;&#x153;It reminds me that event, pointed out some of her favorite scenes, Please see NATIVITY, page 4A

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When: 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28

the Christian message isnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just for white Anglo-Saxon By Elliot Hughes Protestants,â&#x20AC;? Sodders said. Read more responses and add â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a message that can your thoughts at touch every heart in every nation.â&#x20AC;? The display continues Should Kansas spend to grow in number. Usumore on tobacco Sodders said, there are prevention for state ally, about 10 new scenes each residents? season. This year, there are more than 20. Asked in Dillons on MassaChris Jump, a committee chusetts Street member and major collector for the event, made several See story, 1A new contributions. Jump has been collecting for 17 years, and she buys pieces at estate sales, thrift stores and online. So far, she has amassed more than 75 nativity scenes. As is routine, Jump was at the festival on Sunday, explaining the origins of her various sets and looking on as people enjoyed them. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think people like tradition, and I think people like Garrett Long, something Christ-focused,â&#x20AC;? student, Jump said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a peaceful setLawrence ting; there are festive lights and â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think they need to spiced cider, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s something spend more. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s your own thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not about the commercialism.â&#x20AC;? choice (to smoke).â&#x20AC;?


Where: The Upper Room at the Centenary United Methodist Church, 245 E. Fourth St. Cost: Free, but donations are appreciated

The idea for the Festival of Nativities began with Nancy Atchley, who spearheaded its creation after hearing of a similar exhibit located in the Kansas City area. Atchley is now part of the six-member committee that sets up and tears down the display each year, a feat that takes approximately 500 hours over three months. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I like seeing the reactions of people when they first come in,â&#x20AC;? Atchley said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a little bit of work to set it up, but it makes it worthwhile when you see people come in, see them and just say, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Wow.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Staff intern Nikki Wentling can be reached at 832-7196.

summer learning loss than the national average. The Kennedy Elementary School site, which included students from Prairie Park Elementary, saw the greatest gains, with a 15 percent reduction in summer learning loss, based on the national average. Why did these students remember more of what they learned in school last year? Many components contribute to student success, but a new addition was a team of community partners who collaborated with the school district to expand academic enrichment opportunities for the students in clubs this summer. The collaboration includes the United Way of Douglas County, which provides resources and support for a team including the Boys & Girls Club, Communities in Schools of Kansas, Girl Scouts of the United States of America and AmeriCorps. Rick Doll, Lawrence superintendent of schools, said

the district is pleased with the results. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The intervention helped to lessen summer reading loss,â&#x20AC;? Doll said. The United Way invested in enrichment programs at five Boys & Girls Club sites, which helped fund the hiring of district teachers to provide academic enrichment sessions for students. Students also dug into power hour kits filled with grade level academic enrichment materials used every day in the Boys & Girls Club after school program. The team also took unprecedented steps at Kennedy Elementary School, including funding a United Way AmeriCorps member serving with Communities in Schools who staffed Kennedyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s library all summer, so students could check out books and participate in book clubs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We know that when children succeed in school early, they are more likely to succeed in life, and United Way wants everyone in our community to succeed,â&#x20AC;? said Erika Dvorske, president and CEO of the United Way of Douglas County. â&#x20AC;&#x153;No one organization could realize these results, and if we can involve more part-

ners, we can increase this even more!â&#x20AC;? Cris Anderson, principal at Kennedy Elementary School, points to the partnership as a key reason more of the students at her school came back in the fall ready to learn. Typically, she said, teachers spend several weeks at the beginning of each school year reviewing material taught in the spring. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s frustrating for teachers, who hate to give up valuable instruction time re-teaching the same concepts, and itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s frustrating for the students, who get discouraged when they lose ground academically, Anderson said. The partnership was valuable. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not about me feeling like Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m trying to do this alone,â&#x20AC;? Anderson said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a huge responsibility to try to give 260 K-5 kiddos everything they need. When you have that partnership, it feels doable, instead of just being left all alone.â&#x20AC;?

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Sam Boatright, student, Lawrence â&#x20AC;&#x153;Big tobacco companies have the resources to counter millions of dollars of spending. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s much more of a personal choice.â&#x20AC;?

Brian Miller, computers, Lawrence â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m from North Carolina, so I think they should spend less. My home state needs more money.â&#x20AC;?

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Southern Fried Chicken to open this week Editorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Note: These are excerpts from Chad Lawhornâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Town Talk column, which appears each weekday at To sign up for the Town Talk newsletter, go to:


t is time for me to restock the supply of wet wipes in the F-150â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s glove box. A new fried chicken place â&#x20AC;&#x201D; with a drive-thru â&#x20AC;&#x201D; is coming to west Lawrence. The spot inside the Miller Mart gas station at 3300 W. Sixth St. is ready for its latest culinary adventure: D-Lux Southern Fried Chicken. Over the years, the gas station spot has served as the launching pad for several notable Lawrence restaurants. The Basil Leaf Cafe, Tortas Jalisco and Biemerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s BBQ are the better-known of the group. Well, a trained chef who has traveled the country, is betting that fried chicken will be the next culinary trend to take hold in the spot. Robert Douglas has worked as a chef and culinary executive in several resorts and casinos in the western U.S. But heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s originally from Georgia and South Carolina, which are better known as Fried Chicken Country. Douglas plans to open D-Lux Southern Fried Chicken this week, and when he does, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be touting a unique 48-hour fried chicken process. (Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m familiar with it. It usually takes me 48 hours to eat enough fried chicken to satisfy my appetite.) Actually, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m told

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that is not the process heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s talking about. Instead, heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s talking about a process taught to him by his grandmother where the chicken sits in a brine for at least 24 hours. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The big difference between this chicken and other chicken is that we take the time to brine it,â&#x20AC;? Douglas said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That is how you make sure it gets seasoned all the way to the bone.â&#x20AC;? The chicken also uses a wet batter of hydrated peppers, garlic and other spices, Douglas said. In addition to the chicken, Douglas said, D-Lux will be making its own side dishes, which include mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, braised greens, pickled beets, applesauce and even homemade pickles, spicy mushrooms and spicy pimento cheese. By the way, there also will be homemade hot sauce. (If you are driving by the F-150 and see me sucking on a wet wipe, youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll know whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s up.) I havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t yet seen a menu for the restaurant, but Douglas said heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s planning for an average meal to cost between $6 and $10. And no, it wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take 48 hours for you to get your order. The restaurant will make chicken

blocks down the street certainly played a role in the groupâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s decision to purchase the property. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We have been looking at it for awhile, but we absolutely love seeing what is going on in the


area,â&#x20AC;? Hatfield said. She said no major In my household, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve changes are planned for found that it is a good the center, other than idea to get the disapan increase in general pointment out of the way maintenance to â&#x20AC;&#x153;spiff it early. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s why I have up a bit.â&#x20AC;? The center was my wife open my Christ- 80 percent leased when mas gift to her first. (Who the deal was closed last knew that tennis and month, but leases for bracelet werenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t the most some of the vacant space important words in the are in the works. My phrase â&#x20AC;&#x153;diamond tennis understanding is a new bracelet?â&#x20AC;?). So, Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll disap- martial arts studio will be point you right off the the latest addition. bat: I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know when The Tower Plaza Dickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Sporting Goods shopping center across is going to open yet on the street at 2540 Iowa South Iowa Street. St. also changed hands. Lots of people want Longtime Lawrence to know, and Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll work to real estate investor Bob find out. What I do know Hopkins sold the center is that the pending arrival to a group that includes of Dickâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s at the former several executives of the Sears location at 27th R.H. Johnson commercial and Iowa streets already real estate firm in Kanis shaking up the retail sas City. The center, for world in that area. Two those of you who navishopping centers near the gate more by your stomsite have sold in recent ach than by your address, weeks. is the one that includes A group of Lawrence the First Watch restauand Wichita investors rant and is just south of have bought the Holiday the Applebeeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s on Iowa Plaza Shopping Center Street. at 25th and Iowa streets. Hopkins, who has had Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the shopping the property since he center that has Paisanoâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s opened a VW dealership Italian restaurant, J. Lynn on it in the 1970s, is in his Bridal and several other 70s. He said he was simstores and businesses. ply looking to sell some Local resident Suof his investments. But he san Hatfield is a part of said now is a good time the ownership group to own property on South and the new manager Iowa Street. for the approximately â&#x20AC;&#x153;The future is very 50,000-square-foot shop- good for that area,â&#x20AC;? Hopping area. She said the kins said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not a idea of a big-box store lot of land left, but there locating just a couple of is still some potential for

in batches, and have it ready to serve in a matter of minutes. Douglas hopes to be open Tuesday, and he plans for hours to be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

infill development.â&#x20AC;? As for the new owners â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the group name is Iowa 33 LLC â&#x20AC;&#x201D; they bring some significant retail development experience. The R.H. Johnson Company has done deals all over Lawrence and the K.C. metro area. The company was a major player in developing the areas around the two HyVee stores in Lawrence, and more recently, it has been involved in developing some of the outlying property around the Wal-Mart on South Iowa Street. The group seems to have good connections with national retailers and chains. As weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve reported, Menards is going in next to Home Depot, and an Oklahoma-based development group is trying to put together a deal for a new retail development just south of the Iowa Street interchange of the SLT. It will be interesting to watch what develops. There probably will be several questions emerge at Lawrence City Hall about future expansion of the retail corridor on South Iowa Street too. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll keep my ears open for them. But in the meantime, I have one big question: Will any of these new stores have a wider selection of tennis bracelets? Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve bought about every color of nylon I can find.


Maybe trucks rather than tennis bracelets are on your holiday shopping list. If so, there is news on that front.


The Lawrence Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for two awards that recognize commitment to the Lawrence community. Nominations for The Lawrencian award and the 2013 Crown Automotive Organization ATHENA Award are due by noon Dec. 20. The winners will be announced Jan. 31 at Abe & Jakeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Landing. Candidates for The Lawrencian must be current or past members of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce and have a demonstrated commitment to the city in volunteerism, community engagement and leadership. The ATHENA award honors individuals who excel in their chosen professional field and have devoted their time to community service, particularly in assisting women. To download a nomination form, visit www. Nomination forms should be delivered to the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, at 646 Vermont St., Suite 200.

Free State Insurance, an Allstate Insurance agency, recently opened for

business at 4106 W. 6th St. The agency provides home, auto and life insurance. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.

Magic Mouse Travel and Off to Anyland, two Disney-related travel agencies, announced the hiring of Amanda Storm as a travel expert. Storm will work from the Lawrence Storm area.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital announced the addition of Dr. Robert Beck to its Neurology staff. Beck focuses on neurological disorders, including epilepsy, migraines, multiple sclerosis, Parkinsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s disease and strokes.

Sherri Vaughn, a physician at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, has been elected to a three-year term as a director of the Kansas Hospital Association Board of Directors. Vaughn is one of two physicians who serve on the 21-member board that oversees the organiza-

If you are going to a horse parade, it just seems like you ought to go in a one-ton pickup truck with a good tool box to sit upon and a jug of grandfatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s special sipping cider to keep you warm. The longtime Lawrence business Kaw Valley Industrial, 1105 E. 23rd St., has expanded into truck sales. The new business is running under the name of Kaw Valley Truck Sales. Ryan Lauber, a son of the owners of Kaw Valley Industrial, is running the new venture. Lauber said the business is trying to focus on larger used trucks â&#x20AC;&#x201D; mainly threequarter ton and one-ton trucks â&#x20AC;&#x201D; that can be more difficult to find on traditional car lots. The business also is offering service work on diesel engines and truck and four-wheel drive accessories. The business also hopes to be a player in the agricultural truck market, with bale haulers and other farm trucks. The business, which carries only used vehicles, usually has an inventory of around 15 to 20 trucks, Lauber said. Lauber said the new focus seems to fit well with Kaw Valley Industrialâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s business, which includes ATVs, chainsaws, mowing equipment and other such items. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re kind of a onestop shop now,â&#x20AC;? Lauber said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You can come in and buy a one-ton truck and a chainsaw.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 8326362. Follow him at clawhorn_ljw

BRIEFLY tionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s strategic activities. The KHA is a voluntary, nonprofit organization that includes a membership of 215 medical facilities, according to a statement.

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger recently received the 2013 Distinguished Public Service award by Praeger the United Community Services of Johnson County. Before winning her three-year term as the state insurance commissioner in 2002, Praeger served as mayor of Lawrence and served terms in the Kansas House of Representatives and Senate.

The Hy-Vee on Clinton Parkway announced that its â&#x20AC;&#x153;Letters to Santaâ&#x20AC;? program will run through Dec. 18. Place letters to Santa in his special mailbox with a complete name, address and age. Santa wants to respond to letters before Christmas. Jan Hornberger at 785-832-0044 will answer questions.

US Bank to honor retiring employee

Leistra started as a bookkeeper with the bank in 1979 when it was still known as Lawrence National Bank.

LAWRENCE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Officials at Lawrenceâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s US Bank are honoring a longtime employee who is retiring. Judge suspends The US Bank branch at 900 BP bill payments Massachusetts St. will hold an open house from 10 a.m. NEW ORLEANS â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A to 4 p.m. Tuesday in honor of federal judge has tempoWilma Leistra, a receptionist rarily suspended BP oil who has worked at the bank spill settlement payments for the last 35 years. to businesses while he

reconsiders the companyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worst offshore oil spill. Judge Carl Barbier issued an order last week noting the claims office will continue taking and processing business claims but wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t make final decisions or payments until the matter is settled.

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Renovation plans up for review By Peter Hancock

The Lawrence school board will review schematic designs tonight for renovation projects being planned at Free State High School and Kennedy School. Construction at those buildings is tentatively slated to begin in June 2014. The schematic designs show the general concepts of the floor plans and the features to be added to the buildings. Once approved, designers proceed to the next step of drawing blueprints and specifications for the projects. Design plans for all

the buildings being renovated are posted on the school district’s website as they are approved. The projects are being funded with the $92.5 million bond issue that district voters approved in April. Most of that money is being used to expand and upgrade elementary schools in the district, with particular focus on older buildings such as Kennedy in the east and central neighborhoods of Lawrence. The renovations at Kennedy are expected to cost about $8.6 million and include several additional classrooms, including three additional preschool rooms, more energy-efficient mechan-

ical systems, technology upgrades and security enhancements to the main entrance of the school. Plans at the two high schools are more modest because they received significant upgrades through an earlier bond issue. At Free State, the general plans also call for security enhancements, including fire alarm upgrades, as well as remodeling the office area to accommodate the addition of seven new classrooms. The estimated cost is $4.2 million. Also tonight, the board will hear an update on the status of the district’s capital outlay fund and a report on

projects being planned for the coming spring and summer. Several changes to the board’s policy manual are also on the agenda, including changes to policies dealing with bullying by staff and parents, as well as the district’s policy against carrying weapons on school property and at schoolsponsored events, even if the person has a valid permit to carry concealed weapons. The school board meets at 8 p.m. at the district administrative building, 110 McDonald Drive. — Peter Hancock can be reached at 832-7259. Follow him at LJWpqhancock.

Nonprofit looking for volunteers ing them to attend a Discover Bert Nash Virtual Tour of Services. The tour educates attendees about the mission, history and services provided by Bert Nash. Requirements of volunteering include attending at least one Discover Bert Nash Virtual Tour per year and attending at least one ambassador training per year. Volunteers should also have a passion for furthering the mission of Bert Nash. The next Bert Nash tour is scheduled for Dec 10. For more information, please contact Cindy Hart at 785-830-1701, email at, or visit the Bert Nash website at www.bertnash. org.

 The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to assist with its Adopta-Family distribution on Dec. 19 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Volunteers are needed to sort and organize donations. To volunteer, please contact Marisa McCluer at 843-4188 or at marisa_mccluer@usc.

Just Food is the food

bank in Douglas County, supplying more than 40 partner agencies with food donated from food drives, as well as access to frozen meat, fresh produce and bread. Just Food also provides direct service to clients. Just Food needs volunteers to assist with its Christmas food distribution. To volunteer, please contact Elizabeth Keever at or at 785-8567030.

 Healthy Sprouts is a farm to preschool program that teaches children to eat healthy. Healthy Sprouts is hosting a Sunday Soiree fundraising event on Jan. 26 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Abe and Jake’s Landing. Volunteers are needed to serve on an event planning committee and help with the actual event. Committee members will collect donated auction items, organize event details and help with promotion. Event day volunteers will help with the silent auction, assist with voting in the dance competition, tend bar, handle ticket sales and help with set-up and cleanup. For more information, please contact Emily at or at 785-842-9679.

 The Student United Way is a youth-led council coordinating service projects appropriate for high school-aged volunteers. The Student United Way needs youth volunteers for several service projects at various community agencies scheduled over the semester break, Dec. 26Jan 3. Projects, dates and times vary. For specific project information, please contact Shelly at or at 785-865-5030.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County provides one-to-one relationships for children facing adversity. Are you a male 18 or older who enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, biking and outdoor activities? A very talkative and outgoing 13-year-old boy is ready to spend a few hours a week with you. To make a difference in the life of this child, please contact Stacie Salverson-Schroeder at 785-843-7359 ext. 112, or at sschroeder@ksbbs. org.

to be the most responsible stewards possible,” he said. For the Senate, the examination of the athletics fee is part of a broader critical look at its budget and finances. Members of KU’s student Senate have been meeting with the athletics department to discuss the issue. They’ve also met with other student governing bodies of other Big 12 universities recently. Among the topics of discussion was the “role of student subsidies within the league,” Tetwiler said. Two other Big 12 heavyweights, the Uni-

versity of Texas and University of Oklahoma, receive no money from students or the universities, according to data from USA Today. Both schools, however, brought in tens of millions more dollars in total sports revenue than KU. Associate Athletics Director Jim Marchiony said that KU student fees are relatively small compared to those at other universities. He said KU student fees helped maintain Olympic and women’s sports and also keep costs low to students attending univer-

sity sports events. Previous student senates have flirted with axing the fees. In 2009, a senate committee considered cutting the student fee to athletics, but opted against it for fear that then-Chancellor Robert Hemenway would veto any cuts. At the time Hemenway opposed cutting the student fee on the grounds that it supported women’s sports and helped the university comply with Title IX regulations, which aim to ensure gender equality in athletics and other aspects of higher education.

Agency: ECKAN Contact: Lillie Okuwone at 785-841-3357 or East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. supports and provides resources that enable families and individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. ECKAN is looking for volunteers to assist with shopping for and purchasing items for their clients registered with the Holiday Bureau. The volunteers will be provided a list of requested gifts to purchase. Volunteers need to be able to make wise purchasing decisions. ECKAN will provide funding for the purchases. To volunteer, please contact Lillie at or at 841-3357.

Immediate Needs

 Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center works to advance the mental health of the Douglas County community through providing comprehensive behavioral health services. Bert Nash is seeking volunteers to become Bert Nash Ambassadors. An ambassador introduces new residents in the community to the health center by invit-


lion in NCAA and conference distributions, among other sources of revenue. Yet all that money raises the question of whether the student fee is needed to support women’s and non-revenue sports. Marcus Tetwiler, KU’s student body vice president, said that the Student Senate is “looking critically at all fees” students pay. “We’re trying

— For more volunteer opportunities, contact Shelly Hornbaker at the United Way’s Roger Hill Volunteer Center, at 785-865-5030 or volunteer@rhvc. org, or go to

Police search for missing KU student The Lawrence Police Department is investigating the case of a missing Kansas University student who was last seen early Saturday morning. Gianfranco Villagomez, a 23-year-old industrial design student from Lima, Peru, was last seen walking from the intersection of 9th and Michigan Villagomez streets toward his destination of 11th and Mississippi streets around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Friends of Villagomez advised police it is out of character to be out of touch and not return to his apartment. Lawrence Police Sgt. Trent McKinley said officers were canvassing the

neighborhood and talking with Villagomez’s family and friends as of Sunday afternoon. “We’re in the information-gathering stage right now,” McKinley said. Villagomez’s girlfriend, Donna Jo Harkrider, called the police around 7 p.m. Saturday. According to police, Villagomez is approximately 5-foot-8 and about 165 pounds. He has dark brown eyes, black hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing a blue shirt with a KU Jayhawk logo on it, a long sleeve gray shirt, a black jacket, jeans and white tennis shoes. “I have a few friends who are out putting up flyers and knocking on doors,” Harkrider said Sunday. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 785-832-7509.


35th Street closures for work begin today Lawrence

The Kansas Department of Transportation will have a 24/7 full roadway closure on eastbound and westbound 35th Street from Iowa Street to the Baker Wetlands Visitor Center and 31st Street from E 1700 Road to E 1750 Road in Lawrence/Douglas County. The project will begin today and proceed until mid-January. No marked detours will be provided. Drivers should expect minor delays and must use alternate routes during the roadway closures.

Construction is scheduled to continue at the intersection of Sixth and George Williams Way. Construction includes work on the existing median and the addition of a traffic signal. The second phase of this project, which began Oct. 28, will close right-lane traffic in all directions.

On Nov. 19, a traffic signal installation began at the Kansas Highway 10 and U.S. 40/Sixth Street interchange in West Lawrence. Project work includes the installation of traffic signals at the interchange ramps and new permanent pavement markings. Crews will complete project work during daylight hours, Monday through Friday, with some occasional Saturday work. Traffic impacts will include flagging operations through the interchange, both on U.S. 40/Sixth Street mainline lanes and the adjacent

K-10 ramps, at varying intervals throughout the project. Drivers should expect delays of up to 15 minutes and are encouraged to use alternate routes if possible. The overall scheduled completion date for the project is mid-January 2014, weather permitting.

Utilities crews will continue a water-line project on Highland Drive, from Oxford to Harvard. There will be no parking and the road will be closed to through traffic from Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

South Lawrence Trafficway

Earlier this month, a three-year construction project began to complete the six-mile, four-lane Kansas Highway 10/South Lawrence Trafficway freeway. The project will move existing K-10 onto a new alignment that will begin at the south junction of the U.S. 59 and K-10 interchange and reconnect with existing K-10 in East Lawrence. Construction work on the project will be completed in phases. Each phase includes specific work and advance notification will be sent under separate cover for each phase of construction, including planned traffic impacts. Emery Sapp & Sons Inc., of Columbia, Mo., is the primary contractor on this expansion project with a total contract cost of $129.8 million. The overall scheduled completion date for the project is fall 2016.

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BRIEFLY Shootings area has Man arrested after seen other killings office disturbance

Monday, December 9, 2013

Dead whales suspected to be from same stranded pod

T OPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The area surrounding a central Topeka home in which three people were found shot to death has seen four other homicides in a little over six years. But The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that some residents say the Central Park neighborhood is a good one that has improved in recent years. Topeka police still have not publicly listed any suspects in what theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve described as the first quadruple homicide in the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s history. One female victim was found at a Topeka restaurant about a half-mile from her home, where the bodies of two men and a woman were found. The same home was the site of a teenage boyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s shooting in September 2007. Also, shooting deaths occurred within several blocks in October 2009, August 2011 and June of this year.

WICHITA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A man involved in a disturbance at a state parole office in downtown Wichita is in custody after spending By David Fleshler two hours perched outside We think these are Associated Press a second-floor window. from the same group. The Wichita Eagle We expected this reports that a standoff Eleven whales were with authorities ended would happen.â&#x20AC;? found dead Sunday afFriday with the man ternoon on a remote isfalling to the sidewalk. land in the Florida Keys, â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Blair Mase, NOAA fisheries Wichita Police Lieutenlikely from among the ant E.J. Bastian says a pod of stranded whales canopy broke the manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s that had been the focus fall. After being taken to of an intense rescue ef- the shallows along a a hospital for evaluation, fort last week, officials beach on the Gulf coast the man was booked said. of Everglades National into Sedgwick County The whales were dis- Park, NOAA said. Jail on an allegation covered on Snipe Point, â&#x20AC;&#x153;We think these are of criminal damage to about 6 miles north from the same group,â&#x20AC;? property. of Sugarloaf Key, said Mase said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We expectBastian says the man Blair Mase, stranding ed this would happen.â&#x20AC;? appeared to be â&#x20AC;&#x153;highâ&#x20AC;? coordinator for NOAA Since the whales were when he went to the Fisheries, the main fed- first sighted last week parole office to get help eral marine conserva- by a fishing guide, they with substance addiction agency. have been the focus of a tion. The man is acIt is suspected that the rescue campaign that atcused of jumping over a whales came from a pod tracted international atcounter, grabbing a coat of 51 pilot whales found tention, with boats and stand and breaking out stranded last week in helicopters from varia window to get to the ledge. No staff members were injured.

Winter weather gums up KC metro

French relative to visit Morganville

KANSAS CITY, MO. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A fresh round of freezing rain and snow slickened roads across a large swath of Kansas and Missouri on Sunday. Numerous accidents were reported, and the National Weather Service issued a series of winter weather advisories urging caution. The wintry precipitation began falling Saturday and continued into Sunday night. The hardest-hit part of Kansas was the north-central section of the state, where 6-inch accumulations were recorded. Two inches fell in the northwest and 2 to 4 inches in the stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s far northeast section. Light snow and freezing drizzle were reported in southcentral, southeast and central Kansas, said Kris Craven, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Topeka. The department planned to focus on hit-and-run accidents and those involving injuries and intoxicated drivers. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It hasnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t been real heavy,â&#x20AC;? Cravens said of the snowfall, â&#x20AC;&#x153;but itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been enough to cause problems.â&#x20AC;? In Missouri, an inch fell at Kansas City International Airport and 3 to 4 inches in the northwest part of the state.

M ORGANVILLE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A small Kansas town that helped a French village recover after World War II will get a visit this month from a relative of one of the beneficiaries of the aid. Gerard Torlotting and his family will arrive in Manhattan on Dec. 28 and travel to Morganville on Dec. 29 for a reception, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. In 1948, Morganville reached across the Atlantic Ocean to send food, clothing and other aid to the small wine-growing village of Feves through Operation Democracy, which later became Sister Cities International. Torlotting is the nephew of Herni Torlotting, the Feves schoolmaster who helped distribute the items after nearly 75 percent of the village was destroyed. In the warâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s aftermath, there was little food for the 325 residents, and milk for children was scarce. Morganville was among 200 U.S. cities that adopted European towns to help them recover from the effects of WWII, Vaughan said. However, Morganville, with its 250 residents in 1948, was the smallest town involved in the program, and its fundraising efforts were among the most unusual.


Of the original group of 51 found near the Everglades, 22 are now known to be dead, assuming the dead whales found Sunday came from that group. The first six beached on the Gulf coast of the park early last week, four were euthanized after being discovered nearby near death and another was found dead later. No cause has been determined for the strandings, which can take place for a variety of reasons, both natural and man-made. Mase said officials will look into whether a virus spreading among dolphins and whales in the Atlantic could have been involved.

ous state, federal and local agencies, as well as nonprofit groups, attempting to prevent the whales from beaching themselves. The 11 dead whales were discovered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Veterinarians will perform necropsies on them today. No live whales could be found over the weekend, despite flights by Coast Guard helicopters and searches by boats. The last time live whales were seen, three groups with a total of 20 whales were heading south Friday, toward where the dead whales were discovered Sunday.


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KENNEDY CENTER HONORS RECIPIENT BILLY JOEL, center, goofs off between fellow honorees Shirley MacLaine, left, and Herbie Hancock on Sunday night at the White House.

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WASHINGTON â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The â&#x20AC;&#x153;Piano Manâ&#x20AC;? who became one of the worldâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best-selling artists of all time with such hits as â&#x20AC;&#x153;Just the Way You Are,â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Uptown Girlâ&#x20AC;? and â&#x20AC;&#x153;Allentownâ&#x20AC;? was awarded the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s highest honor for influencing American culture through the arts Sunday. Billy Joel joins Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera star Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine in receiving the Kennedy Center Honors. All of them have been playing music, dancing or singing since they were children â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and they have never stopped. Joel said the honor stands apart from his six Grammys. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is different. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s our nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s capital,â&#x20AC;? he told The Associated Press. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is coming more from my country than just people who come to see me. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a little overwhelming.â&#x20AC;? The 64-year-old musician born in the Bronx has been playing the piano since he was a boy, growing up on New Yorkâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Long Island. There was always music in the house, he said. His mother sang. His father played the piano. Impressing girls, though, is what hooked

Joel into making a career of music, he said. Joel just announced a 2014 concert series at Madison Square Garden in New York â&#x20AC;&#x153;to avoid schlepping around the world,â&#x20AC;? but he still plans to play concerts nationwide. President Barack Obama saluted the honorees Sunday night, and top entertainers will offer tribute performances for each honoree. The show will be broadcast Dec. 29. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The diverse group of extraordinary individuals we honor today havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t just proven themselves to be the best of the best,â&#x20AC;? Obama said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Despite all their success, all their fame, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve remained true to themselves â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and inspired the rest of us to do the same.â&#x20AC;? Hancock, 73, got his start at the piano at age 7 while growing up in Chicago. Soon he was playing Mozart and discovered jazz in high school. MacLaine, 79, has been acting on stage and screen for six decades ever since she began ballet at age 3. Her film debut came in 1955â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Trouble with Harry,â&#x20AC;? directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and she won the Oscar for best actress for â&#x20AC;&#x153;Terms of Endearmentâ&#x20AC;? in 1983. More recently sheâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been playing a role in â&#x20AC;&#x153;Downton Abbeyâ&#x20AC;? on PBS.

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BRIEFLY Mandelaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s life, legacy honored in S. Africa CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; In death, Nelson Mandela unified South Africans of all races and backgrounds Sunday on a day of prayer for the global statesman â&#x20AC;&#x201D; from a vaulted cathedral with hymns and incense to a rural, hilltop church with goat-skin drums and barefoot dancing. Mandela was remembered in old bedrocks of resistance to white domination as well as former bastions of loyalty to apartheid. â&#x20AC;&#x153;May his long walk to freedom be enjoyed and realized in our time by all of us,â&#x20AC;? worshippers said in a prayer at the majestic St. Georgeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Cathedral in Cape Town, where the first white settlers arrived centuries ago aboard European ships. South Africaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reflection on Mandelaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s astonishing life was a prelude to a massive memorial in a Johannesburg stadium Tuesday that will draw world leaders and luminaries. They will gather to mourn, but also to salute the achievements of the prisoner who became president and an emblem of humanityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best instincts. The extended farewell â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a bittersweet mix of grief and celebration â&#x20AC;&#x201D; ends Dec. 15, when Mandela is to be buried in his rural hometown of Qunu in Eastern Cape province.

High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay described the law as a â&#x20AC;&#x153;landmarkâ&#x20AC;? and said it â&#x20AC;&#x153;was a huge achievement for all Afghans.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;But implementation has been slow and uneven, with police still reluctant to enforce the legal prohibition against violence and harmful practices, and prosecutors and courts slow to enforce the legal protections in the law,â&#x20AC;? she said. Afghanistan enacted its Elimination of Violence Against Women law in August 2009. It criminalizes child marriage, selling and buying women to settle disputes, assault and more than a dozen other acts of violence and abuse against women.

In N. Korea, uncle of Kim Jong Un ousted

SEOUL â&#x20AC;&#x201D; North Korea on Monday acknowledged the Bernat Armangue/AP Photo purge of leader Kim Jong Unâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s powerful uncle on alleA WOMAN WEARS A NELSON MANDELA-PRINTED PIECE OF FABRIC Sunday in Johannesburg. South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor the former president, kicking off planned events that will culmi- gations of corruption, drug use and a long list of other nate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times. â&#x20AC;&#x153;anti-stateâ&#x20AC;? acts. The lengthy dispatch capital on Sunday, toppling in the nearly three-week 30 mph. Rail cars careened school was underutilized by state media appara statue of former Soviet and underperforming â&#x20AC;&#x201D; off the tracks, with the standoff. ently ends the career of leader Vladimir Lenin and one of 47 public schools front car ending up inches â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ukraine is tired of Yanuthe countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s second most blockading key government kovych. We need new rules. that closed in the city from the water where the powerful official and leaves buildings in an escalating in June, most of them in Hudson River meets the We need to completely Kim Jong Un without a man standoff with the presihigh-poverty neighborHarlem River. change those in power,â&#x20AC;? long considered his mentor hoods with mostly minority dent over the future of the A lawyer and union said protester Kostyantyn as he consolidated power populations. Two more will country. leader for the derailed Meselyuk, 42. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Europe can after his fatherâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s death two The biggest demonstrabe phased out by the end of trainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s engineer, William help us.â&#x20AC;? years ago. tion in the former Soviet the school year. Rockefeller, have said the Jang Song Thaek formed republic since Ukraineâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Allen left his school for trainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hypnotic motion may UN: Afghanistan slow a faction in the ruling party pro-democracy Orange have caused him to experi- the last time last summer, Train crash may â&#x20AC;&#x153;by creating an illusion to protect women ence a â&#x20AC;&#x153;nodâ&#x20AC;? or a â&#x20AC;&#x153;dazeâ&#x20AC;? at holding back tears as chaos Revolution in 2004 led the about himâ&#x20AC;? and distorting prompt regulations the controls. government to fire back. It and protests ensued. From KABUL, AFGHANISTAN â&#x20AC;&#x201D; and weakening party goals, announced an investigation The Democratic lawmak- that point on, the school, NEW YORK â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A week The United Nations comthe dispatch said. of opposition leaders for formerly known as Lafayers are urging the Federal after four people died in a plained Sunday that Afghan Jang was described as an alleged attempt to seize ette Elementary, became Railroad Administration to New York commuter train authorities have been slow â&#x20AC;&#x153;abusing his power,â&#x20AC;? being power and warned the a symbol in a citywide and demand the implementaderailment, two federal in enforcing a law protectâ&#x20AC;&#x153;engrossed in irregularities even national debate about demonstrators they could tion of a measure they say lawmakers proposed Suning women against forced and corruption,â&#x20AC;? having face criminal charges. the future course of public might prevent the kind of day that trains nationwide marriages, domestic vioâ&#x20AC;&#x153;improper relations with The West pressed for a education. deadly Metro-North derailbe outfitted with cameras lence and rape. women,â&#x20AC;? taking drugs, and peaceful settlement. Soon, officials say, the ment that also left dozens pointed at engineers and at A report issued by the gambling at casinos while Hundreds of thousands empty building will likely of people injured. the tracks. U.N. mission in Afghanistan undergoing medical treatof Ukrainians flooded the house an arts high school â&#x20AC;&#x153;I know youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re going to found that although Afghan ment in a foreign country. center of Kiev, the capital, operated as a contract South Korean intelligence hear from Metro-North that Reaction mixed authorities registered more school, publicly funded but to demand President Viktor officials said days ago that there are costs, but the reports of violence against to Chicago closures privately run. Yanukovychâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ouster after two of Jangâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s aides had costs of these audio and viwomen under the fourhe ditched ties with the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not fair,â&#x20AC;? Allen said. CHICAGO â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Devion Allen been executed for corrupsual recorders is minuscule, year-old law, prosecutions He and many of his friends, European Union in favor of tion, and a recent state docin fact negligible, compared peers wistfully through a and convictions remained Russia and sent police to meanwhile, have been umentary in the North had to the hundreds of millions door window at the school low. break up an earlier protest shifted to a school about he used to attend. Those all images of Jang removed. of dollars that this tragic In a statement, the U.N. a half mile away, one that who live outside his gritty, incident will cost Metrois smaller than their old North in the end,â&#x20AC;? said Sen. violence-plagued neighborschool and jammed with Richard Blumenthal of Con- hood might dismiss this twice as many students as towering brick building as necticut, who joined New it had last school year. York Sen. Charles Schumer just another failing urban school. 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Isolation won’t solve U.S. problems

Baker leader As is the case for most university presidents these days, fundraising will be a top priority for Baker University’s new CEO.


ynne Murray has big shoes to fill, but we wish her well as she prepares to take over the presidency of Baker University from Pat Long next summer. After her selection was announced Thursday, Murray expressed her enthusiasm in joining the Baker family. The chairman of the presidential search committee praised Murray’s engaging and open personality. In a prepared statement, Long also expressed her enthusiasm about the hire and said Murray met her priorities for the job, including someone who can raise funds and make “a quick impact” on Baker. She also saw in Murray someone who would fall in love with Baker — its culture, community and students. It is, perhaps, a sign of the times, that both Murray’s experience and her top priorities when she starts her new job are focused on marketing and fundraising. Her current title at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., is vice president of development, alumni and international relations. The four items on her “to-do” list noted in Friday’s Journal-World are: raise funds, support sports, increase student diversity and fill open jobs. Across the country, college and university presidents are being forced to pay more and more attention to raising money and promoting their schools to alumni and prospective students. While most academic issues can be handled by provosts or other top administrators, the primary job of the president or chancellor is to create a positive image for the school to attract not only students but the financial support that is vital to the school’s success. This is even more critical at a private school, like Baker. Baker is a wonderful asset to Douglas County and has a loyal and supportive “family” of alumni and friends. Pat Long, Dan Lambert and their predecessors have worked hard to keep Baker on a solid financial and academic footing. Lynne Murray should be proud to inherit and promote that legacy of leadership.

WASHINGTON — The chairs of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees stated last weekend that the world was getting more unsafe. A few days later, the Pew Research Center reported that 52 percent of Americans think the U.S. should “mind its own business internationally,” the highest such total in the nearly 50-year history of that query. Taken together, these two items symbolize a serious emerging national problem. The crackup ahead lies in the mismatch between the challenges facing America and the public’s willingness to support an activist foreign policy to deal with them. Simply put: There is a splintering of the traditional consensus for global engagement at the very time that some big new problems are emerging. The traditional American response to such puzzles has been to form a bipartisan commission. A model is the path-breaking 2006 Iraq Study Group, co-chaired by James A. Baker III, former secretary of state; and Rep. Lee Hamilton, former Democratic congressman from Indiana. Giants serving with them included Sandra Day O’Connor, former Supreme Court justice; and Vernon Jordan, a banker, civil rights leader and counselor to presidents. For advice, they turned to such luminaries as Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft, all brilliant former national security advisers.

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There is a splintering of the traditional consensus for global engagement at the very time that some big new problems are emerging.” All are part of the traditional foreign policy establishment that still commands the high ground intellectually but does not reflect the restless, frustrated mood of the American public. What should a modernday commission be worrying about? Rep. Mike Rogers and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the chairs of the House and Senate Intelligence committees, respectively, said last Sunday on CNN that the world is not safer today than a few years ago. They were referring to the resurgence of al-Qaida in Syria, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere. These are not two-bit al-Qaida franchises anymore; the State Department received an intelligence report recently that 5,500 foreign fighters are operating with al-Qaida’s affiliate, the Islamic State of Iraq

and Syria. How should the U.S. combat this threat? Sorry, no consensus on that. Al-Qaida is even putting down roots in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, according to Gen. Mohammed Farid el-Tohamy, the head of the Egyptian intelligence service. How can the United States help Egypt, America’s most important ally in the Arab world, defeat Islamic terrorism at the same time it moves to restore civilian government and a measure of democracy? No consensus on that one, either. And then there’s the huge foreign-policy challenge of Iran’s nuclear program. President Obama has made a bold interim deal with Iran. But to complete the agreement, and ensure that Iran’s nuclear program is truly peaceful, Obama will need strong support from Congress and the public. Right now, it’s hard to imagine that he will get it. The public doesn’t want war, but it doesn’t seem to like entangling diplomacy much, either. A modest proposal is that Obama should convene a younger group of American leaders: strategists, technologists, professors. It would be a learning exercise — to understand how the country should deal with the problems of the next 10 years without making the mistakes of the past 10. What has America learned from its struggles with Islamic extremism? What lessons do we take from our painful expeditionary wars? How can Americans too young to re-

member the Iranian revolution of 1979 engage that country but also set clear limits on its behavior? Happily, there is a new generation of thinkers who could form the bipartisan group I’m imagining. If you don’t know their names yet, you should. Marc Lynch of George Washington University, known to his online fans as “Abu Aardvark;” David Kilcullen, one of the architects of counterinsurgency success in Iraq and author of “Out of the Mountains,” an iconoclastic new book on future urban conflicts; Michele Flournoy, a clear-eyed former undersecretary of defense; Jared Cohen and Alec Ross, two technological wizards who advised the State Department under Hillary Clinton and are now with Google and Johns Hopkins University, respectively. I’d add the administration’s own Salman Ahmed, Tony Blinken, Ben Rhodes, Wendy Sherman and Jake Sullivan. What encourages me is that the same American public that wants America to mind its own business internationally also registers a two-thirds majority in favor of greater U.S. involvement in the global economy, according to the Pew poll. Young respondents were even more internationalist on this issue than their elders. This is a connected generation that can address problems in new ways — but it needs to get started. — David Ignatius is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

OLD HOME TOWN From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Dec. 9, 1913: “‘People YEARS are crying to me to AGO prosecute Lynn, beIN 1913 cause he “fleeced” an innocent girl. I would rather prosecute the City of Lawrence for issuing licenses to such fakers,’ declared County Attorney J. S. Amick today. No warrant was issued today for ‘Prof. Lynn, the famous clairvoyant,’ who last week obtained $35 from a young woman domestic after pretending that he would straighten out certain love affairs for her.”


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Food stamp funds To the editor: Somebody you know is receiving food stamps — but you probably don’t know it. The stigma persists; we don’t talk about it. The working poor are now getting less in food stamps. Life is harder this year due to changes in food stamp policy. Inequality for all is the norm. In Douglas County, 8,000 residents are receiving food stamps. I have received food stamps (SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) three times in my life, beginning 45 years ago in Kansas City. I was unemployed and got food stamps for six months. Then, 35 years ago, as a low-paid janitor at the Douglas County Judicial Building in Lawrence, I got food stamps for five months. Then, last year, being single and unemployed, I began getting $200 per month food stamps. When I began getting Social Security, I got less than $100 in food stamps. Then, with part-time work, it dropped to $16. Finally, with a better job, I didn’t need them anymore. Others aren’t so lucky. You can donate to Just Food or LINK and do the Food Stamp Challenge, but that just helps the symp-

tom, not the cause. Conservative Republican legislators in Topeka and Washington have erected barriers against needy people, cutting funding for food stamp outreach programs and not renewing the SNAP program in the U.S. Congress. Contact your representatives: Gov. Brownback, Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, Rep. Lynn Jenkins and your local state representatives. Urge them to restore food stamp funding to its previous level. We need your help. Frank Janzen, Lawrence

Moral compass To the editor: The editorial, “Terrorist threat” (Dec. 5) supplied no new facts to bolster the arguments for exhaustive government tracking of the activities and lifestyles of, “all those living in the U.S.” The prevarications of two political hacks (Sen. Feinstein and Rep. Roberts) that there are “probably” more al-Qaida-linked organizations now making interdiction “exponentially” more difficult for law enforcement lacks evidence. This might be true if you include Wal-mart labor organizers in the totals. The editorial concludes that these



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weasel-wording politicians are “leveling” with us. It suggests that our borders, coastlines, ports and our free wanderings are somehow threatened. I presume the representatives want more weapons and militarization of our law enforcement, increased surveillance and NSA spying along with curtailed rights for citizens. The editorialist must have been living at the bottom of an abandoned Kansas missile silo. McCarthyism and HUAC reduced our freedoms without increasing security. The public is very aware of the many rascals in Congress selling themselves out to powerful business interests arguing, for example, that cigarettes don’t cause cancer. China spent more on internal security this year than on their combined armed forces. They still have terrorist attacks. It has made the Chinese public more suspicious of their government. It hasn’t reduced rural riots. We already have a moral compass to guide us: our Constitution and Bill of Rights. There can be no compromise with these if we are to have a compact that helps us achieve mutual affection, respect and loyalty. It is all we have against the armies of the mindless and ignorant. Stu Nowlin, Lawrence

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Lawrence Public Library weekly teen programs: Teen Zone Cafe, 4-6:30 p.m. Friday, Teen Tutoring, 3-5 p.m. Sunday; Gaming With the Rd. Lonnie Ray’s open jam Pro, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Community programs: session, 6-10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Handmade Brigade, 7 p.m. third Wednesdays; Third St., no cover. Ripping Yarns, 7 p.m., Lawrence City Com4th Mondays; Cookbook mission meeting, 6:35 Book Club, 7 p.m., 2nd p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth Mondays. Children’s St. programs: Books and Free English as a Second Language class, Babies, Wednesdays 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.; Toddler 7-8 p.m., Plymouth ConStorytime, Mondays and gregational Church, 925 Thursdays 10:30 a.m.; Vermont St. Affordable community Library Storytime, Tuesdays and Fridays 10:30 Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., a.m., Thursdays, 7 p.m.; Plymouth Congregational Sunday Playtime 3:30 p.m. Church, 925 Vermont St. Sundays. Lawrence Public Herbs study group, 7 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship, Library, 700 New Hampshire St. 1263 North 1100 Road. Lawrence PercolaChristmas with Kelley Hunt and the Kansas tor: Spencer Research Library: “Plainly Spoken,” City Jazz Orchestra, 7 traveling exhibit on bookp.m., Helzberg Hall, The binding history, on display Kauffman Center, 1601 through early January; Broadway, Kansas City, 1450 Poplar Lane. Mo. Theatre Lawrence: KU Symphonic Band Works by Jen Unekis, & University Band, 7:30 Nov. 1-Dec. 23, 4660 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Bauer Farm Dr. Stewart Dr. “The Maderati,” 7:30 p.m., William Inge Theatre, More information on these listings can be found at LJWorld. Murphy Hall, 1530 Naicom and smith Dr. Gamer Night, 8 p.m., Burger Stand at the Casbah, 803 Massachusetts To submit items for Datebook, St., free. and Lawrence. Free swing dancing com calendars, send an e-mail lessons and dance, 8-11 to, or p.m., Kansas Room in post events directly at www2. the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, 1651 Naismith Dr. Holiday Art Sale, 1-4 p.m., Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., Baldwin City. Adornment Holiday Art Show and Sale, 1-5 p.m., Van Go, 715 New Jersey St. Coalition on Homeless Concerns monthly meeting, 3-5 p.m., Lawrence Community Shelter, 3655 N 1360 Rd. Boys & Girls Club Holiday Dinner and Art Fair, 5-7 p.m., Schwegler Elementary School, 2201 Ousdahl Rd. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County volunteer information, 5:15 p.m., 2518 Ridge Court. Herbal Gift Faire & Kaw Valley Herbs Study Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence, 1263 N. 1100



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LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD OMonday, December 9, 2013

’Noles, Auburn to meet in final BCS

Back on track CHIEFS 45, REDSKINS 10

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As college football prepares for the final Bowl Championship Series, featuring a Florida State-Auburn championship game, it’s easy to see why the coming fourteam playoff won’t solve all the postseason problems. Heck, we might just miss the BCS. Maybe? It sort of worked out this season. Top-ranked Florida State (13-0) was the only team to get through the regular season unbeaten, and the Seminoles did it in dominating fashion. Auburn (12-1) won the Southeastern Conference, and among the teams with imperfect records the Tigers’ resume is best. “We all complain BIG GAME about the BCS, but isn’t What: BCS it funny how National often they Championget it right,” ship Florida State coach Jimbo Who: Florida State (13-0) Fisher said. The pair- vs. Auburn ings became (12-1) official Sun- Where: Pasaday night dena, Calif. when the final When: 7:30 BCS stand- p.m., Jan. 6 ings came out. There was no question about 1 and 2. It’ll be the ’Noles and Tigers at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 6 for the national championship. In the other marquee bowls: Q Alabama will play Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. Q Clemson will play Ohio State in the Orange Bowl. Q Michigan State will play Stanford in the Rose Bowl. Q Baylor will play UCF in the Fiesta Bowl. Of course, Big 12 champion Baylor (11-1) and Big Ten champion Michigan State (12-1) might argue with that top two. But over 16 seasons college football fans have built up what can be called BCS acceptance, learning to live with the fact that there is only room for two. Fans of particularly aggrieved teams (2000 Miami, 2004 Auburn, 2008 Texas, just to name a few) still burn over the slights. Generally, though, by the time the championship game kicked off, most everybody was on board. And only eight times before the BCS did No. 1 play No. 2 in a bowl game. “It’s been a remarkable seismic change for this sport,” executive director Bill Hancock said. “That was unthinkable before the BCS.” Now think about this season playing out under next season’s format. In the new world order known as the College Football Playoff, a selection committee will pick four teams to play in national semifinals. The winners play for the championship. So how would a panel that includes Tom Osborne, Archie Manning and Condoleezza Rice sort out this season’s top four? Florida State and Auburn, of course. And ... Baylor and Michigan State? But what about Pac-12 champion Stanford (11-2)? Among this season’s best teams, Stanford played the toughest schedule. And then there is two-time defending champion Alabama (11-1). “We’re not a natural playoff sport,” said Duke coach David Cutcliffe. “I think we can make this work with four. O Bowl glance on page 5B

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KANSAS CITY WIDE RECEIVER DEXTER MCCLUSTER BREAKS FREE FROM WASHINGTON DEFENSIVE BACK TRENTON ROBINSON to score a touchdown on a punt return during the first half of the Chiefs’ 45-10 rout of the Redskins on Sunday in Landover, Md.

K.C. routs hapless Washington LANDOVER, MD. (AP) — Andy Reid referenced Nelson Mandela, Sporting Kansas City and mangled a metaphor about the Chiefs’ recent losing streak. Mike Shanahan looked like a beaten man, one who might be counting down his final days with the Washington Redskins. That was no thin line separating winning and losing when the Chiefs beat the Redskins, 45-10, Sunday. It was a chasm. The Chiefs (10-3) broke their three-game skid by doing what they did so well during their 9-0 start — beat up on a bad team. They scored on their first four possessions, sacked Robert Griffin III five times and Kirk Cousins once, and returned both a punt and a kickoff for a touchdown in Sunday’s rout. All of which prompted Reid to go off-topic, even in his usual monotone. “Sporting KC, I’m telling

CHIEFS RUNNING BACK JAMAAL CHARLES CELEBRATES his touchdown during the first half. you it’s hard to be a champion, right? And they did it. I’m proud of those guys,” said Reid, referring to the team back home that won the MLS Cup on Saturday. “I didn’t mention Nelson Mandela’s death the other day, but what a tribute to mankind he is.”

OK, but what about getting back on track after two losses to the Denver Broncos sandwiched around a defeat to the San Diego Chargers? “It’s tough to lose three games in the National Football League, three consecutive games. It seems like a year,

those are dog years as you would say — each week that you have a loss in the NFL,” Reid said. “For the guys to come back and rebound after that, I was proud of that.” Across the way, the Redskins were their usual drama machine. They lost their fifth straight, and the stadium was virtually empty in the second half. It’s already far from certain as to whether Shanahan will return for a fifth season, and now there’s a report that he was close to quitting last year because of his relationships with owner Dan Snyder and Griffin. “It’s not the right time or place to talk about my relationship with Dan Snyder, or it’s not the right time and place to talk about something that happened a year ago,” Shanahan said. “I’ll get a chance to talk to Dan at the Please see CHIEFS, page 3B

Warm Florida welcome awaits Embiid By Gary Bedore

Justin Harden wishes he could get his hands on dozens of tickets for the Kansas University-Florida Big 12/ SEC Challenge basketball showdown at 6 p.m. Tuesday in O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Fla. As it stands, Harden — KU freshman Joel Embiid’s former coach at The Rock School in Gainesville — has just a couple tickets to distribute for the clash between the Gators (6-2) and Jayhawks (6-2). “This is a hot ticket in town, to say the least,” said Harden, instrumental in the development of KU’s Embiid as a skilled basketball player.

Embiid, who took up basketball in Cameroon at the age of 15, attended The Rock last season after attending UP NEXT Montverde (Fla.) Acade- Who: Kansas my his junior (6-2) vs. year. Florida (6-2) “I’m not even able When: 6 p.m. to take my Tuesday players to Where: the game. Gainesville, Normally for Fla. home games, TV: ESPN I’m pretty (WOW! chs. much able to 33, 233) get tickets. This game I think I can get a couple tickets for myself and our coaching staff. They say it’ll be packed (capacity 11,548).

We’ll see. It’s not going to be Allen Fieldhouse. There should be a good crowd nonetheless.” Many on hand will be rooting for Embiid, KU’s 7-footer who averaged 13.0 points, 9.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks for The Rock, which went 33-4 and won the school’s first Sunshine Independent Athletic Association title last year. Embiid had 14 rebounds and 10 points in the state title game. “I think everybody is excited to see Joel play close by,” Harden said of Embiid, who has averaged 9.3 points and 6.6 rebounds this season, emerging as a possible — or is it probable? — top-five

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY FRESHMAN CENTER JOEL EMBIID (21) TURNS FOR A SHOT against Colorado forward Dustin Thomas during the first half of the Jayhawks’ 75-72 loss Saturday at Colorado. Embiid will return to his sortof home, Gainesville, Fla., to face Florida Please see EMBIID, page 3B on Tuesday.

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SEC in familiar spot, playing for title ATLANTA (AP) â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A week ago, the Southeastern Conference looked as though it had finally been vanquished. The rest of the nation breathed a sigh of relief, clearly relieved it wouldnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t have to watch the haughty SEC celebrate another national championship. Not so fast. After a wild Saturday in this most unpredictable of seasons, the SEC was back in a familiar position â&#x20AC;&#x201D; playing for a BCS title, albeit not in its usual role of favorite. No. 2 Auburn (12-1) landed a spot in the championship game against top-ranked Florida State (13-0) when the BCS pairings were announced Sunday night,

the fallout from Ohio State losing to Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game. The Seminoles were established as an early touchdown favorite for the Jan. 6 game at the Rose Bowl. Auburn doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sound the least bit intimidated. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We feel weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re the best team in college football,â&#x20AC;? running back Tre Mason said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to continue to prove it.â&#x20AC;? Ohio State had not lost a game in two years under coach Urban Meyer and needed one more victory to lock up a trip to Pasadena. Alas, in what has been a familiar theme since 2006, the SEC champion Tigers stepped up to claim the spot when the

Buckeyes were upset by Michigan State, 34-24. Auburn felt it deserved a shot at the title, no matter what Ohio State did. Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s no argument now, despite that collective groan from the SECâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s detractors, who have gotten downright tired of watching this conference win the final game year after year. Four SEC teams â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Alabama, Florida, LSU and Auburn â&#x20AC;&#x201D; have combined to win the last seven BCS championships, an unprecedented streak of dominance by a single league. In this part of the country, thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s a sense of entitlement that came across even before the Tigers defeated Missouri, 59-42,

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Florida State started the season ranked just outside the top 10. Quickly it became apparent the Seminoles were much better than that. Auburn started this season picked to finish fifth in the SEC West. Coming off a 3-9 season with no Southeastern Conference victories, the Tigers steadily climbed up the rankings with a string of surprising, sometimes stunning, victories. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve ever had a team come as far as we have,â&#x20AC;? Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The first game of the season we were probably average at best.â&#x20AC;? The top-ranked Seminoles and No. 2 Tigers will meet at the Rose Bowl on Jan. 6 in the final BCS title game. Five things to know about the Seminoles and Tigers matchup: Heisman watch: Florida State star Jameis Winston is a huge favorite to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday. Heâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be just the second freshman to win the award, but the second straight to do it, joining Texas A&Mâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Johnny Manziel. Winston is on pace to break the NCAA record for passer efficiency rating (190.1) and has already set records for yards passing (3,820) and TD passes (38) for a freshman. Auburnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tre Mason made a late push to be a finalist, too. Mason ran for 304 yards on 46 carries in Auburnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s SEC championship game win against Missouri and ranks ninth in the nation at 124.7 yards per game, and has scored 22 touchdowns. Coaches: A pair of national coach of the year candidates in Florida Stateâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Jimbo Fisher and Auburnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Malzahn. Fisher is in his fourth season since taking over for the great Bobby Bowden. The program has gotten steadily better and this year, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s been vintage Seminoles. Malzahn is in his first year as head coach, but just two years ago he was Auburnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s offensive coordinator under Gene Chizik. He directed the offense that helped Auburn win the 2010 national championship, with Heisman winner Cam Newton. Defensive difference: While both teams have offenses among the top-10 in the nation in yards per play â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Florida State is No. 1 and Auburn is eighth â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the Seminoles seem to have a huge advantage on the defensive side. Tempo: Auburn likes to go fast and few coaches use tempo as well as Malzahn. The Tigers average 71 plays per game with their spread attack, but would like to be in the 80s. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher is in no rush at all. Running more of a typical pro-style offense, the Seminoles average 67 plays per game â&#x20AC;&#x201D; which makes their prolific offense even more impressive. Head-to-head: Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not much recent history between these teams. The last time they played was 1990 and Auburn won 20-17. Their only bowl meeting was the 1989 Sugar Bowl and Florida State took that one 22-14. The Tigers lead the overall series 13-4-1, though Bowden was 4-5 against Auburn.


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MICHIGAN STATE FANS CELEBRATE THE SPARTANSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Big Ten football championship early Sunday in East Lansing, Mich. East Lansing police said they arrested â&#x20AC;&#x153;multiple people.â&#x20AC;?

Arrests made during Michigan St. celebration EAST LANSING, MICH. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Thousands of Michigan State students and fans celebrated the football teamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Big Ten title win Saturday night with large bonfires. East Lansing police arrested â&#x20AC;&#x153;multiple peopleâ&#x20AC;? Saturday night near River and Cedar streets, Capt. Jeff Murphy said in a statement. No injuries were reported in what he called â&#x20AC;&#x153;a large civil disturbance.â&#x20AC;? The No. 10 Spartans defeated No. 2 Ohio State, 34-24, late Saturday, earning its first Rose Bowl appearance in a quarter-century. Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon issued a statement Sunday expressing pride at the victory and anger at the disorder, vowing punishment for any students involved. Murphy declined to release arrest figures Sunday, saying his department would have more details this morning. East Lansing police got help from Michigan State University police, state police and the Ingham County sheriffâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s department, Murphy said. River and Cedar streets are the traditional spot for Spartansâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; sports celebrations. Celebrants threw landscaping trees, a bicycle and fire extinguishers into a bonfire near the Cedar Village apartments and overturned a car outside other apartment, The Detroit News reported. Erika Gonzalez, 26, of Lansing, said eight people approached a red car near Milford Arms apartments and quickly flipped it on its top. Officers surrounded another large fire about 2:30 a.m. Sunday and marched slowly down River Street to disperse the crowd. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The behavior last night on campus and in East Lansing by both students and non-students was disappointing,â&#x20AC;? Simon said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Unfortunately, the behavior of a small number casts doubt on many.â&#x20AC;? Simon said investigators would review the incidents â&#x20AC;&#x153;and individuals will be held accountable. I ask that you join me in reinforcing that Spartans honor the success of our teams by celebrating with class.â&#x20AC;?


FSU No. 1 in AP poll Florida State finishes the regular season as No. 1 in the Associated Press college football poll, and Auburn has reached No. 2. Seminoles and Tiger wrapped up spots in the BCS championship game by winning their conference title games Saturday night. Those become official Sunday night. Florida State receives 56 first-place votes from the media panel. Auburn receives the remaining four first-place votes. Alabama is No. 3 in the last rankings until after the bowls. Michigan State jumps six spots to No. 4 after beating Ohio State for the Big Ten title. No. 5 Stanford is the Pac-12 champion for the second straight season. No. 6 Baylor won the Big 12, and Ohio State slipped to No. 7 after its first loss since the 2011 season.

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Johnson wins World Challenge THOUSAND OAKS, CALIF. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Zach Johnson delivered the kind of theatrics that usually belong to Tiger Woods to win the World Challenge. Johnson holed out for par from the drop area on the 18th hole at Sherwood that got him into a playoff, and he won when Woods hit a poor shot into the bunker and missed a five-foot par putt on the first extra hole. The final World Challenge at Sherwood after 14 years was set up for the perfect sendoff. There was a record crowd and the tournament host was poised to win. Instead, Johnson rallied from four shots down with eight holes to play for his second win this year. Johnson moves into the top 10 in the world for the first time in his career.

Woodland fires final-round 68 SUN CITY, SOUTH AFRICA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Thomas Bjorn rallied with a 7-under 65 to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge on Sunday, beating third roundleader Jamie Donaldson and Sergio Garcia by two shots. Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland shot a final-round 68 and finished with a 2-over 190 total, 22 shots backs. Bjorn finished with a 20-under total after dropping a shot on the last hole at Gary Player Country Club, his only bogey of the day. But he had enough of a lead to claim his first Sun City title and a $1.25 million winnerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s check. Garcia also shot 65 for a share of second at 18 under, while Donaldson closed with a 70 after entering the day with a three-shot lead.


Raptors to send Gay to Kings A person familiar with the deal says the Toronto Raptors have reached an agreement to send Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings in a multiplayer trade. The Raptors will receive Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, John Salmons and Chuck Hayes. The Kings also will acquire Aaron Gray and Quincy Acy.


UCLA tops FSU for crown CARY, N.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State, 1-0 in overtime, in cold and rainy conditions. Making a run from the back, Megan Oyster brought the ball down the left side of the field before crossing over to the middle. She slipped a pass in front of the goal to Lavrusky, who left-footed the ball into the bottom right corner of the net past diving goalkeeper Kelsey Wys.

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pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. “It’s a shock to say the least to know we have an alumnus from our small little school in Gainesville that could be a No. 1 pick or a lottery pick. In all reality, we haven’t had an NBA player come from our school. We have a pretty decent basketball program that is continuing to build. Scottie (Wilbekin, 6-2 Florida senior) is an alumni. He is the first one who was big-time. Scottie has a chance to make an NBA roster probably next year. “It’s neat to know Joel is getting so much attention. I think rightfully so. He is really talented. God created him special and unique, that’s for sure,” Harden added. Embiid is looking forward to the homecoming of sorts. “It will be fun seeing my friends,” said Embiid, who hopes to make it over to The Rock sometime today, perhaps in time to attend a night game against Orlando’s West Oaks Academy. The Rock had the date of that game switched from Tuesday to Monday so Rock fans/Embiid supporters could attend the KU-Florida game. “My host family, my teammates, my high school coach ... it will be fun to see them. I look forward to seeing them. I loved it there. I gained a lot of game experience there,” added Embiid, who played sparingly his junior year at Montverde Academy, which had Kentucky

UF point guard to play J-W Staff Reports

University of Florida point guard Scottie Wilbekin was cleared to practice and will play Tuesday against Kansas University at the O’Connell Center, the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun reported. The 6-foot-2 Wilbekin returned to practice over the weekend after suffering a sprained ankle in last Monday’s 6564 loss at Connecticut, according to the school’s website and the Sun. McDonald’s AllAmerican freshman freshman Dakari Johnson manning the pivot. “I knew I would get better because the guys on our team were so good. We had a good group of guys, and winning state for the first time in school history was great. I got better every day in practice by competing. Coach Harden worked me, and I got a lot of minutes. I became confident.” Embiid, a former soccer and volleyball player in Cameroon, came so far he finished last season as the Gainesville Sun’s co-Florida player of the year. He went from being unranked by to start the season to No. 25 and No. 6 by ESPN at the end. “I don’t think I’m surprised,” Harden said. “From Day One when I saw him, I knew he had tremendous potential. I’m excited Joel has been able to work with the guys at Kansas and listen to what they want him to do and put all that into practice.

point guard Kasey Hill remains questionable for the 6 p.m., Central time, game. Hill, who suffered a high-ankle sprain Nov. 18 against Southern, began individual drills Wednesday but has yet to work out with the team. Wilbekin missed the first six games of the season because of a disciplinary suspension. In the three games since his return, Wilbekin is averaging 11.3 points, 5.7 assists and 3.1 steals Florida and KU will each take 6-2 records into the game. I feel he’s growing. Every single game he seems to be getting a little bit better. That’s good for them (Jayhawks), but good for him, really.” Embiid has a teamleading 17 blocks in eight games. He had a KUfreshman-record seven rejections against Villanova. Still learning the art of shot blocking, he had one in Saturday’s 75-72 loss at Colorado. He also had four rebounds and three steals in 28 minutes. “That’s one of the things coach Roberts (Norm, assistant) talked to me about. They are trying to get him to block more shots,” Harden said. “He wasn’t a tremendous shotblocker (in high school). He certainly had the ability. He volleyball-spiked a couple of balls last year. He wasn’t great at it. “He’s just learning to play without fouling. That was a big point of emphasis for us last year with him. As you saw in the

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Villanova game (and at Colorado), he fouled out. That was kind of typical of what would happen here. He would get a foul on a screen. Then he’d get a foul on a blocked shot. We really wanted him to stay in the game, so it had to be a very calculated blocked shot. He’s getting much better at it, that’s for sure.” Noted Embiid: “I mean, there’s no technique to block shots. I am already tall. I just have to jump straight up to block the shot. I would say it’s almost the same thing as volleyball (which he played extensively as youth). When I want to spike the ball, I have to jump straight up and spike the ball. Blocking is the same thing.” Embiid, who speaks French, English and a dialect language of Cameroon, had no problem communicating in high school into college. “Joel is a very intelligent young man. He was able to pick up on the language and all the intricacies early on,” Harden said. “When he was here, he was a little more to himself. But he had a lot of fun with his teammates. There were times he’d be cracking everyone up. Everyone likes him.” That said, fans likely will be pulling for Embiid to have a good game, yet for Florida to win. “Obviously we are in Gator country, Gator nation,” Harden said. “We don’t have much to cheer for with our football team as they were this year. So they definitely want Florida to win. I think everyone wishes Joel the best of luck in his return to Gainesville.”

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KANSAS CITY QUARTERBACK ALEX SMITH PASSES during the first half of the Chiefs’ 45-10 victory Sunday at Landover, Md.


You gotta go out there and play no matter what kind of CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B conditions outside. end of the season, and Sleet, snow — you I’ll give some viewpoints gotta go.” from me, and I’m sure he’ll give me his thoughts and what direction we’ll go.” Shanahan did concede that Sunday’s loss — the Redskins’ fifth by double digits this season — was his fault. “I didn’t have the players ready to play,” Shanahan said. The first quarter was so lopsided that nearly all the footprints in the snow were on one side of the 50. That discrepancy was quickly corrected when the teams changed sides. The score was 38-10 at halftime. Quintin Demps immediately answered the lone Redskins touchdown with a 95-yard kickoff return that resembled at times a winter stroll, part of a stunning tally of 321 return yards by Kansas City in the first half alone. Alex Smith completed

— Kansas City’s Jamaal Charles

14 of 20 passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns. Jamaal Charles ran 19 times for 151 yards and a score, and his 35-yard, right-then-left scamper was a highlight of the second half. “You gotta go out there and play no matter what kind of conditions outside,” Charles said. “Sleet, snow — you gotta go.” Tamba Hali and Tyson Jackson each had a pair of sacks, and Derrick Johnson set up a touchdown with a 40-yard interception return. Dexter McCluster took a punt 74 yards for a score and set up another TD with a 57yard return. Fans mostly deserted

Washington’s first snowy home game in decades, and those that stayed had plenty to boo. The Chiefs took the opening kickoff and gained 8, 9, 22 and 13 yards on their first four plays. The Redskins were a team with nothing to play for, and they looked like it. Shanahan eventually pulled the plug on Griffin, inserting Cousins for the final quarter. “It’s a terrible game to be a part of,” Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo said. Notes: The runbacks by Demps and McCluster gave the Chiefs 10 return touchdowns this season. ... Griffin went 12 for 26 for 164 yards with one touchdown and an interception. Alfred Morris ran for 31 yards on 12 carries, putting him over 1,000 yards for the season. ... The Chiefs went 4-0 this season vs. the NFC East, Reid’s old division from his years with the Philadelphia Eagles. ... Redskins RB Evan Royster was carted off the field in the first half due to a severely sprained left ankle.

SUMMARY Kansas City 17 21 0 7—45 Washington 0 10 0 0—10 First Quarter KC-FG Succop 33, 11:30. KC-Charles 2 run (Succop kick), 5:52. KC-Bowe 21 pass from A.Smith (Succop kick), 1:02. Second Quarter KC-Charles 5 pass from A.Smith (Succop kick), 11:27. KC-McCluster 74 punt return (Succop kick), 9:45. Was-Paulsen 7 pass from Griffin III (Forbath kick), 1:07. KC-Demps 95 kickoff return (Succop kick), :53. Was-FG Forbath 50, :00. Fourth Quarter KC-Davis 17 run (Succop kick), 13:37. A-56,247. KC Was First downs 20 13 Total Net Yards 347 257 Rushes-yards 38-193 17-65 Passing 154 192 Punt Returns 7-177 0-0 Kickoff Returns 2-123 8-179 Interceptions Ret. 1-40 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 15-23-1 19-42-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 6-31 Punts 3-37.7 8-42.3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 2-1 Penalties-Yards 3-30 4-27 Time of Possession 34:10 25:50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Kansas City, Charles 19-151, Davis 11-30, Gray 3-8, A.Smith 2-7, Daniel 3-(minus 3). Washington, Morris 12-31, Griffin III 4-29, Helu Jr. 1-5. PASSING-Kansas City, A.Smith 14-200-137, Daniel 1-3-1-17. Washington, Griffin III 12-26-1-164, Cousins 7-16-0-59. RECEIVING-Kansas City, Bowe 4-69, McCluster 4-22, McGrath 2-20, Charles 2-8, Davis 1-17, Hemingway 1-11, Avery 1-7. Washington, Garcon 5-37, A.Robinson 4-67, Paulsen 3-44, Moss 3-30, Paul 1-25, Morgan 1-15, Royster 1-3, Helu Jr. 1-2. MISSED FIELD GOALS-Kansas City, Succop 34 (WR).

KU volleyball to meet Huskies in Sweet 16 J-W Staff Reports

Kansas University will make its first appearance in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament at 7 p.m. Friday

against Washington at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. KU is seeded 14th overall at 25-7. Washington, the No. 3 seed, is 28-2. The other Round of 16

match in the L.A. regional matches host USC (28-5 and the No. 6 overall seed) and BYU (24-6) at 9 p.m. Friday. Friday’s winners will meet at 10:30 p.m. Satur-

day in the regional championship match. Both Friday semifinal matches will air on The regional final will be broadcast on ESPNU.

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OREGON GUARD JOHNATHAN LOYD THROWS THE BALL BACK IN BOUNDS during the first half of the Ducks’ eventual 115-105 overtime victory over Mississippi on Sunday in Oxford, Miss.


Ducks dodge scare in OT The Associated Press

No. 13 Oregon 115, Mississippi 105, OT OXFORD, MISS. — Mike Moser scored 22 of his 24 points in the second half and overtime to lead Oregon past Mississippi on Sunday. Johnathan Loyd added 23 points, and Joseph Young had 19, including an important three-pointer in overtime to push the Ducks (8-0) ahead 100-93 with 1:59 remaining. Six Oregon players scored in double figures during an entertaining game that stayed close throughout. The Ducks shot 38 of 65 (58.5 percent) percent from the field. Marshall Henderson had a career-high 39 points for Ole Miss (6-2). OREGON (8-0) Moser 8-13 5-6 24, Austin 0-0 0-0 0, Young 7-13 1-2 19, Loyd 4-7 14-16 23, Dotson 6-13 0-0 13, Calliste 3-6 5-6 13, Amardi 4-5 1-2 9, Abdul-Bassit 0-0 0-0 0, Cook 6-8 2-3 14. Totals 38-65 28-35 115. MISSISSIPPI (6-2) Jones 3-5 0-0 6, Cox 4-6 2-4 10, Newby 0-0 0-1 0, Millinghaus 3-7 8-12 15, Summers 4-12 2-2 12, White 4-8 5-5 15, Saiz 2-2 0-0 4, Perez 0-3 4-4 4, Henderson 11-27 7-10 39. Totals 31-70 28-38 105. Halftime-Mississippi 38-37. End Of Regulation-Tied 89. 3-Point GoalsOregon 11-18 (Young 4-4, Moser 3-5, Calliste 2-3, Loyd 1-2, Dotson 1-4), Mississippi 15-35 (Henderson 10-23, Summers 2-3, White 2-4, Millinghaus 1-2, Jones 0-1, Perez 0-2). Fouled OutMillinghaus, Perez, Young. ReboundsOregon 34 (Moser 10), Mississippi 36 (Jones 9). Assists-Oregon 25 (Loyd 15), Mississippi 17 (Summers, White 4). Total Fouls-Oregon 27, Mississippi 28. Technical-Amardi. A-8,212.

OKLAHOMA (8-1) Spangler 4-7 5-6 13, Woodard 5-7 4-6 15, Cousins 3-6 2-2 8, Clark 9-20 4-4 22, Hield 4-11 4-7 12, Booker 0-5 0-0 0, Hornbeak 3-3 0-0 6, Cole 0-0 0-0 0, Bennett 1-1 3-4 5. Totals 29-60 22-29 81. GEORGE MASON (5-4) Allen 5-17 2-2 15, Williams 1-3 2-2 4, Wright 2-9 3-4 7, Edwards 1-2 2-4 5, Gujanicic 1-6 6-7 8, Gray 3-11 0-0 7, Holloway 3-7 0-0 8, Copes 1-1 0-0 2, Jenkins 1-4 6-9 8, Moore 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 19-63 21-28 66. Halftime-Oklahoma 38-28. 3-Point Goals-Oklahoma 1-12 (Woodard 1-1, Clark 0-1, Cousins 0-1, Booker 0-4, Hield 0-5), George Mason 7-28 (Allen 3-9, Holloway 2-6, Edwards 1-1, Gray 1-6, Gujanicic 0-2, Wright 0-4). Fouled Out-Jenkins. Rebounds-Oklahoma 51 (Spangler 13), George Mason 29 (Copes 6). Assists-Oklahoma 9 (Woodard 3), George Mason 11 (Allen, Edwards 3). Total Fouls-Oklahoma 22, George Mason 23. A-NA.

Big 12 Women No. 2 Duke 94, No. 17 Oklahoma 85 NORMAN, OKLA. — Tricia Liston scored a seasonhigh 23 points, and Duke gave coach Joanne P. McCallie her 500th career win. DUKE (10-0) Peters 8-15 1-2 18, Williams 2-3 0-1 4, Jones 7-15 6-8 20, Gray 5-10 5-8 17, Liston 7-12 4-4 23, Wells 1-2 1-2 4, Jackson 1-1 4-6 6, McCravey-Cooper 0-0 0-2 0, Chidom 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 32-60 21-33 94. OKLAHOMA (6-3) Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Griffin 4-7 7-9 15, Ellenberg 10-24 4-5 28, Hook 8-9 5-5 24, Campbell 5-10 6-6 16, Kornet 0-1 0-0 0, Edwards 0-1 0-0 0, Wyatt 0-1 0-0 0, Carter 1-3 0-1 2. Totals 28-59 22-26 85. Halftime-Duke 46-27. 3-Point GoalsDuke 9-21 (Liston 5-10, Gray 2-2, Wells 1-1, Peters 1-4, Jones 0-4), Oklahoma 7-23 (Ellenberg 4-16, Hook 3-3, Carter 0-1, Kornet 0-1, Wyatt 0-1, Campbell 0-1). Fouled Out-Carter, Williams. Rebounds-Duke 31 (Jones 7), Oklahoma 29 (Griffin 7). Assists-Duke 15 (Jones 6), Oklahoma 12 (Carter, Hook 4). Total Fouls-Duke 25, Oklahoma 23. A-6,878.

No. 3 Tennessee 75, Texas 61 KNOXVILLE, TENN. — No. 24 San Diego St. 70, Isabelle Harrison had 18 Washington 63 points and eight rebounds. SAN DIEGO — Xavier Thames scored 19 points, TEXAS (6-3) Enemkpali 6-8 0-1 12, Lang 2-9 0-0 4, and San Diego State ral- Davenport 3-4 2-2 10, Henderson 5-14 lied from a nine-point 0-0 11, Fussell 4-16 3-3 12, Rodrigo 0-1 0, Taylor 1-3 0-0 2, Mazionyte 1-1 0-0 halftime deficit to beat 0-0 2, Sanders 0-4 0-0 0, McGee-Stafford 4-8 Washington. 0-0 8. Totals 26-68 5-6 61. WASHINGTON (4-4) Blackwell 3-9 0-0 6, Williams-Goss 5-10 1-2 14, Anderson 3-5 2-2 8, Andrews 2-8 7-8 13, Wilcox 7-15 0-0 17, Johnson 2-8 1-1 5, Kemp, Jr. 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-57 11-13 63. SAN DIEGO ST. (7-1) Spencer 3-4 0-0 6, O’Brien 4-11 2-5 10, Davis 3-6 2-3 8, Thames 6-14 6-7 19, Shepard 4-13 8-10 17, Allen 0-2 0-0 0, Polee II 2-3 0-0 5, Quinn 0-0 0-0 0, Shrigley 1-1 2-2 5. Totals 23-54 20-27 70. Halftime-Washington 30-21. 3-Point Goals-Washington 8-14 (Williams-Goss 3-4, Wilcox 3-5, Andrews 2-3, Johnson 0-2), San Diego St. 4-13 (Shrigley 1-1, Polee II 1-2, Shepard 1-4, Thames 1-5, O’Brien 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Washington 41 (Blackwell 11), San Diego St. 31 (Davis 10). AssistsWashington 13 (Williams-Goss 5), San Diego St. 11 (Thames 6). Total FoulsWashington 21, San Diego St. 13. A-NA.

Big 12 Men Oklahoma 81, George Mason 66 WASHINGTON — Cameron Clark scored 22 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, helping propel Oklahoma to a convincing victory over George Mason in its first trip to the BB&T Classic. Dominating work on the boards paved the way for the Sooners, who outrebounded the Patriots, 5129. Gonzaga transfer Ryan Spangler scored 13 points and had a game-high 13 rebounds. Buddy Hield added 12 points and 10 boards.

TENNESSEE (8-0) Jones 1-4 0-0 3, Harrison 7-17 4-6 18, Russell 0-0 2-2 2, Massengale 5-12 4-6 15, Simmons 6-10 1-2 13, Reynolds 1-2 0-0 2, Burdick 3-7 4-7 10, Graves 2-9 3-4 7, Carter 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 27-63 18-27 75. Halftime-Tennessee 28-27. 3-Point Goals-Texas 4-20 (Davenport 2-3, Henderson 1-3, Fussell 1-10, Rodrigo 0-1, Sanders 0-3), Tennessee 3-9 (Carter 1-1, Jones 1-1, Massengale 1-4, Reynolds 0-1, Simmons 0-2). Fouled Out-Enemkpali. ReboundsTexas 37 (Enemkpali 11), Tennessee 45 (Burdick, Harrison 8). AssistsTexas 15 (Henderson 6), Tennessee 16 (Massengale 7). Total Fouls-Texas 25, Tennessee 12. Technical-Enemkpali. A-11,659.

No. 20 Iowa State 79, Cal State Fullerton 52 AMES, IOWA — Hallie Christofferson was 11-of16 from the field and a perfect 10-for-10 shooting free throws in scoring 33 points. CAL ST.-FULLERTON (1-7) King 4-16 3-5 13, Thomas 4-9 0-0 11, Miles 4-15 1-1 10, Logan 2-6 0-0 6, Iwuoha 1-6 1-2 3, Butler 3-7 0-0 9, Barfield 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 18-61 5-8 52. IOWA ST. (8-0) Moody 2-8 3-4 8, Christofferson 11-16 10-10 33, Buckley 2-7 4-6 10, Johnson 2-3 3-4 7, Ellis 0-0 1-2 1, Albrecht 1-2 0-0 3, Blaskowsky 7-12 0-0 16, Hagedorn 0-0 0-0 0, Arganbright 0-0 0-0 0, Baier 0-1 1-2 1, Jensen 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-49 22-28 79. Halftime-Iowa St. 27-25. 3-Point Goals-Cal St.-Fullerton 11-40 (Thomas 3-7, Butler 3-7, Logan 2-6, King 2-9, Miles 1-9, Barfield 0-2), Iowa St. 7-18 (Buckley 2-3, Blaskowsky 2-6, Christofferson 1-1, Albrecht 1-2, Moody 1-5, Johnson 0-1). Rebounds-Cal St.-Fullerton 36 (Iwuoha, King 6), Iowa St. 36 (Johnson 12). Assists-Cal St.-Fullerton 16 (Miles 6), Iowa St. 17 (Moody 9). Total FoulsCal St.-Fullerton 20, Iowa St. 8. A-10,996.




LEAGUE STANDINGS AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W New England 10 Miami 7 N.Y. Jets 6 Buffalo 4

L 3 6 7 9

T 0 0 0 0

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PF 349 286 226 273

PA 287 276 337 334

Home 7-0-0 3-3-0 5-2-0 3-4-0

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W 8 5 4 2

L 5 8 9 11

T 0 0 0 0

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PA 316 318 372 350

Home 4-2-0 2-4-0 1-5-0 1-6-0

Away 4-3-0 3-4-0 3-4-0 1-5-0 2-7-0 0-4-0 1-3-0

W 9 7 5 4

L 4 6 8 9

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .692 .538 .385 .308

PF 334 278 291 257

PA 244 261 312 324

Home 6-0-0 6-1-0 3-3-0 3-4-0

Away 3-4-0 1-5-0 2-5-0 1-5-0

AFC 7-3-0 6-4-0 4-6-0 3-7-0

NFC 2-1-0 1-2-0 1-2-0 1-2-0

W 11 10 6 4

L 2 3 7 9

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .846 .769 .462 .308

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PA 345 224 291 337

Home 7-0-0 5-2-0 3-3-0 3-3-0

Away 4-2-0 5-1-0 3-4-0 1-6-0

AFC 7-2-0 6-3-0 3-6-0 4-5-0

NFC Div 4-0-0 4-0-0 4-0-0 1-3-0 3-1-0 1-2-0 0-4-0 1-2-0

South y-Indianapolis Tennessee Jacksonville Houston

AFC 7-2-0 6-3-0 3-7-0 3-6-0

NFC Div 3-1-0 3-1-0 1-3-0 1-2-0 3-0-0 2-3-0 1-3-0 2-2-0

Div 2-2-0 3-2-0 2-2-0 2-3-0

West x-Denver Kansas City San Diego Oakland

NATIONAL CONFERENCE East Philadelphia Dallas N.Y. Giants Washington

W 8 7 5 3

L 5 5 8 10

T 0 0 0 0

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PA 301 303 334 407

Home 3-4-0 5-1-0 3-3-0 2-5-0

Away 5-1-0 2-4-0 2-5-0 1-5-0

NFC 7-2-0 6-2-0 4-5-0 1-8-0

AFC Div 1-3-0 3-2-0 1-3-0 4-0-0 1-3-0 2-3-0 2-2-0 0-4-0

W 10 9 4 3

L 3 4 9 10

T 0 0 0 0

Pct .769 .692 .308 .231

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PA 243 188 291 362

Home 7-0-0 5-1-0 3-4-0 2-4-0

Away 3-3-0 4-3-0 1-5-0 1-6-0

NFC 8-1-0 7-3-0 2-7-0 2-7-0

AFC Div 2-2-0 4-0-0 2-1-0 3-1-0 2-2-0 1-4-0 1-3-0 1-4-0

W 7 6 6 3

L 6 6 6 9

T 0 0 1 1

Pct .538 .500 .500 .269

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PA 321 332 326 395

Home 4-2-0 4-2-0 4-2-1 3-3-0

Away 3-4-0 2-4-0 2-4-0 0-6-1

NFC 6-4-0 3-6-0 4-5-1 2-7-1

AFC Div 1-2-0 4-1-0 3-0-0 2-3-0 2-1-0 2-2-1 1-2-0 1-3-1

South New Orleans Carolina Tampa Bay Atlanta

North Detroit Chicago Green Bay Minnesota

West W L T Pct PF PA Home x-Seattle 11 2 0 .846 357 205 6-0-0 San Francisco 9 4 0 .692 316 214 5-2-0 Arizona 8 5 0 .615 305 257 6-1-0 St. Louis 5 8 0 .385 289 308 3-3-0 x-clinched playoff spot; y-clinched division

Away 5-2-0 4-2-0 2-4-0 2-5-0

NFC 8-1-0 6-3-0 5-5-0 2-7-0

AFC Div 3-1-0 3-1-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 3-0-0 1-3-0 3-1-0 1-4-0

UPCOMING Today’s Game Dallas at Chicago, 7:40 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 San Diego at Denver, 7:25 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 Philadelphia at Minnesota, noon Washington at Atlanta, noon San Francisco at Tampa Bay, noon Seattle at N.Y. Giants, noon Chicago at Cleveland, noon Houston at Indianapolis, noon Buffalo at Jacksonville, noon

New England at Miami, noon Kansas City at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Carolina, 3:05 p.m. Arizona at Tennessee, 3:25 p.m. New Orleans at St. Louis, 3:25 p.m. Green Bay at Dallas, 3:25 p.m. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 Baltimore at Detroit, 7:40 p.m.

Nasty weather hits several NFL games The Associated Press

The NFL often promotes football as a badweather sport. It got its share early Sunday in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Pittsburgh. Blowing snow made traction and visibility difficult for Lions at Eagles, Vikings at Ravens, Chiefs at Redskins, and Dolphins at Steelers. Detroit running back Reggie Bush injured himself on the slippery field at the Linc in warmups and did not play in the Lions’ 34-20 loss. The snow so obscured the yard markers it was nearly impossible for fans to tell exactly where the ball was at all four stadiums. Televising networks superimposed the yard lines and numbers for viewers at home. Small tractors with plows, and workers with shovels tried to clear the snow during Baltimore’s 29-26 victory, to no avail. Workers used handheld snow blowers in Philadelphia, with little effect. Conditions were at their


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Patriots 27, Browns 26 Packers 22, Falcons 21 FOXBOROUGH, MASS. — GREEN BAY, WIS. — Matt Broncos 51, Titans 28 Tom Brady threw two Flynn threw for 258 yards. DENVER — Unbothered touchdown passes in the Atlanta 0 21 0 0—21 by the freezing weather, final 61 seconds. Green Bay 7 3 6 6—22 First Quarter Matt Prater set an NFL re- Cleveland 3 3 13 7—26 GB-Lacy 1 run (Crosby kick), :00. cord with a 64-yard field New England 0 0 11 16—27 Second Quarter AFC NFC Div First Quarter Atl-Dr.Davis 36 pass from Ryan goal, and Peyton Manning Cle-FG Cundiff 43, 9:18. (Bryant kick), 11:01. 6-3-0 2-2-0 4-0-0 threw four more touch- Second Quarter Atl-Gonzalez 2 pass from Ryan 4-6-0 1-2-0 0-4-0 down passes Sunday, lifting Cle-FG Cundiff 37, 14:45. (Bryant kick), 8:43. Third Quarter GB-FG Crosby 40, 3:39. 4-5-0 0-4-0 3-1-0 Denver over Tennessee. Cle-Barnidge 40 pass from Campbell Atl-Weatherspoon 71 interception

North Cincinnati Baltimore Pittsburgh Cleveland

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Tennessee 14 7 7 0—28 Denver 10 10 14 17—51 First Quarter Ten-Greene 1 run (Bironas kick), 12:37. Den-Welker 1 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 7:28. Ten-C.Johnson 3 run (Bironas kick), 7:01. Den-FG Prater 25, :25. Second Quarter Ten-Greene 28 run (Bironas kick), 6:58. Den-J.Thomas 8 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 1:50. Den-FG Prater 64, :00. Third Quarter Den-D.Thomas 4 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 11:52. Den-Moreno 1 run (Prater kick), 7:34. Ten-Hunter 41 pass from Fitzpatrick (Bironas kick), 4:50. Fourth Quarter Den-FG Prater 19, 13:15. Den-Decker 20 pass from Manning (Prater kick), 9:12. Den-Ball 5 run (Prater kick), 3:07. A-76,554. Ten Den First downs 15 39 Total Net Yards 254 551 Rushes-yards 22-96 32-154 Passing 158 397 Punt Returns 0-0 4-27 Kickoff Returns 5-209 5-126 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-2 Comp-Att-Int 13-24-1 39-59-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-14 0-0 Punts 4-50.3 2-32.5 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0 Penalties-Yards 8-66 7-60 Time of Possession 20:40 39:20 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Tennessee, C.Johnson 12-46, Greene 9-46, Fitzpatrick 1-4. Denver, Moreno 14-78, Ball 15-77, Manning 3-(minus 1). PASSING-Tennessee, Fitzpatrick 13-24-1-172. Denver, Manning 39-59-0397. RECEIVING-Tennessee, Hunter 4-114, N.Washington 2-24, Wright 2-17, C.Johnson 2-9, Shiancoe 2-2, Preston 1-6. Denver, Decker 8-117, D.Thomas 7-88, Moreno 6-31, Welker 5-61, J.Thomas 5-35, Tamme 4-47, Ball 3-10, Dreessen 1-8.

Eagles 34, Lions 20 PHILADELPHIA — LeSean McCoy ran for a franchise-best 217 yards. Detroit 0 8 6 6—20 Philadelphia 0 0 6 28—34 Second Quarter Det-Bell 2 run (Bell pass from Stafford), 10:02. Third Quarter Det-Ross 58 punt return (pass failed), 6:37. Phi-Jackson 19 pass from Foles (pass failed), 4:05. Fourth Quarter Phi-McCoy 40 run (Brown run), 14:34. Det-Ross 98 kickoff return (kick blocked), 14:20. Phi-McCoy 57 run (Cooper pass from Foles), 13:13. Phi-Foles 1 run (pass failed), 8:18. Phi-Polk 38 run (run failed), 2:58. A-69,144. Det Phi First downs 11 23 Total Net Yards 228 478 Rushes-yards 33-80 46-299 Passing 148 179 Punt Returns 2-71 2-(-7) Kickoff Returns 6-202 2-41 Interceptions Ret. 1-30 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 10-25-0 11-22-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0 Punts 6-39.3 6-41.5 Fumbles-Lost 7-3 1-0 Penalties-Yards 9-48 1-5 Time of Possession 28:33 31:27 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Detroit, Bell 23-69, Riddick 4-12, Stafford 6-(minus 1). Philadelphia, McCoy 29-217, Polk 4-50, Foles 6-23, Brown 6-19, Jackson 1-(minus 10). PASSING-Detroit, Stafford 10-25-0148. Philadelphia, Foles 11-22-1-179. RECEIVING-Detroit, Bell 4-58, Johnson 3-49, Burleson 2-18, Pettigrew 1-23. Philadelphia, Jackson 4-59, Cooper 3-74, Celek 2-29, Smith 1-13, McCoy 1-4.

(run failed), 10:15. NE-FG Gostkowski 33, 1:37. Cle-Gordon 80 pass from Campbell (Cundiff kick), 1:25. NE-Vereen 6 run (Edelman pass from Brady), :06. Fourth Quarter NE-FG Gostkowski 50, 5:43. Cle-Cameron 4 pass from Campbell (Cundiff kick), 2:39. NE-Edelman 2 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 1:01. NE-Amendola 1 pass from Brady (run failed), :31. A-68,756. Cle NE First downs 24 30 Total Net Yards 494 484 Rushes-yards 25-108 21-87 Passing 386 397 Punt Returns 1-(-1) 2-7 Kickoff Returns 3-62 3-46 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-44-0 32-52-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-5 4-21 Punts 6-43.2 5-40.0 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 7-75 6-41 Time of Possession 31:40 28:20 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Cleveland, Gordon 1-34, McGahee 14-33, Campbell 2-27, Ogbonnaya 4-8, Whittaker 4-6. New England, Blount 8-42, Ridley 8-35, Vereen 3-9, Brady 2-1. PASSING-Cleveland, Campbell 29-440-391. New England, Brady 32-52-1-418. RECEIVING-Cleveland, Cameron 9-121, Gordon 7-151, Ogbonnaya 3-25, Whittaker 3-18, Barnidge 2-49, Little 2-14, Bess 1-10, Gray 1-3, McGahee 1-0. New England, Vereen 12-153, Edelman 6-64, Amendola 4-36, Boyce 3-49, Gronkowski 2-32, Blount 1-32, Develin 1-31, Mulligan 1-15, Collie 1-4, Ridley 1-2.

Bengals 42, Colts 28 CINCINNATI — Andy Dalton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another. Indianapolis 0 0 14 14—28 Cincinnati 7 7 14 14—42 First Quarter Cin-M.Jones 29 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 8:03. Second Quarter Cin-Green-Ellis 1 run (Nugent kick), 1:06. Third Quarter Cin-Green-Ellis 1 run (Nugent kick), 10:41. Ind-Rogers 69 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 9:57. Ind-Brazill 19 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 6:20. Cin-Gresham 1 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 3:05. Fourth Quarter Cin-Green 9 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 13:25. Ind-Brazill 29 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 9:48. Cin-Dalton 8 run (Nugent kick), 4:03. Ind-Rogers 2 pass from Luck (Vinatieri kick), 1:20. A-62,507. Ind Cin First downs 21 28 Total Net Yards 389 430 Rushes-yards 12-63 35-155 Passing 326 275 Punt Returns 1-0 4-73 Kickoff Returns 7-140 3-86 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 29-46-0 24-35-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 0-0 Punts 7-47.6 5-50.6 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 6-47 7-60 Time of Possession 22:15 37:45 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Indianapolis, Luck 2-32, Richardson 6-20, D.Brown 4-11. Cincinnati, Bernard 12-99, Green-Ellis 17-48, Dalton 5-11, M.Jones 1-(minus 3). PASSING-Indianapolis, Luck 29-46-0326. Cincinnati, Dalton 24-35-0-275. RECEIVING-Indianapolis, Rogers 6-107, Richardson 5-68, Fleener 5-31, D.Brown 4-18, Brazill 3-53, Heyward-Bey 2-23, Hilton 2-7, Saunders 1-11, Doyle 1-8. Cincinnati, Green 6-72, Gresham 5-41, Bernard 4-49, M.Jones 3-60, Eifert 3-20, Sanu 2-26, Hawkins 1-7. MISSED FIELD GOALS-Indianapolis, Vinatieri 44 (WR).

Dolphins 34, Steelers 28 Ravens 29, Vikings 26 PITTSBURGH — Charles BALTIMORE — Joe Flacco Clay caught two touchthrew a nine-yard touchdown passes. worst in Philly, where pre- down pass to rookie Mardictions had been for a bit lon Brown with four sec- Miami 3 7 14 10—34 Pittsburgh 7 0 14 7—28 of snow later in the day, onds left to ice the win. First Quarter not a full-scale squall. Pit-Sanders 5 pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 4:20. 0 3 3 20—26 Referee Ed Hochuli told Minnesota Mia-FG Sturgis 30, :40. Baltimore 7 0 0 22—29 the teams during the pre- First Quarter Second Quarter Mia-Clay 6 pass from Tannehill Bal-Dickson 1 pass from Flacco game coin toss he would (Sturgis kick), 8:15. kick), 4:14. improvise if the coin land- (Tucker Third Quarter Second Quarter ed on an angle. There was Mia-Dan.Thomas 4 run (Sturgis kick), Min-FG Walsh 39, 4:28. 10:50. Third Quarter no need for that. Pit-A.Brown 43 pass from Min-FG Walsh 40, 12:02. But there was need to Fourth Quarter Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 8:58. Pit-Polamalu 19 interception return Min-Simpson 8 pass from Cassel bundle up. The Lions and (Suisham kick), 8:05. (pass failed), 14:22. Eagles huddled around Mia-Hartline 4 pass from Tannehill Bal-Pitta 1 pass from Flacco (T.Smith (Sturgis kick), 4:52. pass from Flacco), 2:05. portable sideline heaters. Min-Gerhart 41 run (Walsh kick), 1:27. Fourth Quarter Even the cheerleaders Pit-Cotchery 16 pass from Bal-J.Jones 77 kickoff return (Tucker Roethlisberger (Suisham kick), 14:56. kick), 1:16. wore winter vests. Mia-Clay 12 pass from Tannehill Min-Patterson 79 pass from Cassel “It’s not the same as a (Walsh kick), :45. (Sturgis kick), 2:53. sunny day, that’s for sure. Mia-FG Sturgis 27, 1:08. Bal-M.Brown 9 pass from Flacco A-52,489. kick), :04. But you’ve got to make ad- (Tucker Mia Pit A-70,921. justments,” Lions quarterFirst downs 18 16 Min Bal Total Net Yards 360 412 15 23 back Matthew Stafford said. First downs Rushes-yards 24-181 21-84 Total Net Yards 379 325 The Lions fumbled four Rushes-yards Passing 179 328 25-114 27-97 Punt Returns 3-23 5-14 Passing 265 228 times, losing one, in the Kickoff Returns 4-82 5-103 Returns 1-14 4-44 first quarter alone. But af- Punt Interceptions Ret. 0-0 1-19 Kickoff Returns 5-131 4-152 Comp-Att-Int 20-33-1 23-39-0 Interceptions Ret. 3-1 0-0 ter scoring in the second Sacked-Yards Lost 3-21 3-21 Comp-Att-Int 17-38-0 28-50-3 period, they went for a Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0 Punts 5-46.4 6-39.2 2-17 2-point conversion — and Punts Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-1 9-44.1 6-54.7 Penalties-Yards 5-36 9-63 3-1 1-0 made it — because trying Fumbles-Lost Time of Possession 28:55 31:05 Penalties-Yards 6-90 5-45 a placement kick was too Time of Possession 27:48 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS 32:12 RUSHING-Miami, Dan.Thomas 16-105, INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS treacherous. RUSHING-Minnesota, Gerhart 15-89, Tannehill 2-56, Miller 6-20. Pittsburgh, The fans that stuck this Peterson 7-13, Cassel 2-6, Patterson 1-6. Bell 15-61, Dwyer 3-8, Roethlisberger one out who to be having Baltimore, Rice 17-67, Flacco 1-22, Pierce 1-8, F.Jones 2-7. PASSING-Miami, Tannehill 20-33-1Leach 1-0, J.Jones 1-(minus 4). fun — and no, they weren’t 7-12, PASSING-Minnesota, Cassel 17-38-0- 200. Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger 23-390-349. throwing snowballs. But 265. Baltimore, Flacco 28-50-3-245. RECEIVING-Miami, Clay 7-97, Hartline RECEIVING-Minnesota, Patterson with temperatures in the 5-141, Jennings 5-53, Simpson 4-48, 5-51, Wallace 2-19, Miller 2-13, Sims 20s, there were some huge Carlson 2-19, Peterson 1-4. Baltimore, 1-7, Matthews 1-5, Thigpen 1-4, Dan. 7-92, Pitta 6-48, Rice 5-42, Thomas 1-4. Pittsburgh, A.Brown 5-137, gaps in the second level M.Brown J.Jones 4-37, Dickson 2-8, T.Smith 1-11, Cotchery 5-62, Bell 5-28, Sanders 4-57, and upper deck. Miller 3-56, W.Johnson 1-9. Pierce 1-5, Stokley 1-2, Leach 1-0.

return (Bryant kick), :23. Third Quarter GB-FG Crosby 33, 9:06. GB-FG Crosby 25, :45. Fourth Quarter GB-Quarless 2 pass from Flynn (pass failed), 12:01. A-77,550. Atl GB First downs 18 20 Total Net Yards 285 334 Rushes-yards 23-83 33-112 Passing 202 222 Punt Returns 1-8 1-12 Kickoff Returns 6-126 4-97 Interceptions Ret. 1-71 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 20-35-1 24-32-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 1-4 5-36 Punts 4-44.5 3-47.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 3-15 2-10 Time of Possession 26:28 33:32 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Atlanta, Jackson 15-71, Rodgers 7-14, Snelling 1-(minus 2). Green Bay, Lacy 20-65, Flynn 6-28, Starks 7-19. PASSING-Atlanta, Ryan 20-35-1-206. Green Bay, Flynn 24-32-1-258. RECEIVING-Atlanta, White 8-74, Rodgers 3-33, Gonzalez 3-25, Douglas 2-20, Dr.Davis 1-36, Jackson 1-9, DiMarco 1-7, Snelling 1-2. Green Bay, Quarless 6-66, Nelson 4-85, J.Jones 4-19, Lacy 3-25, Bostick 2-28, Boykin 2-23, R.Taylor 2-7, White 1-5.

Jets 37, Raiders 27 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Geno Smith threw a TD pass and ran for another. Oakland 0 3 14 10—27 N.Y. Jets 10 10 10 7—37 First Quarter NYJ-FG Folk 41, 11:13. NYJ-Kerley 25 pass from Smith (Folk kick), 3:17. Second Quarter Oak-FG Janikowski 41, 12:31. NYJ-FG Folk 23, 5:03. NYJ-Allen blocked punt recovery in end zone (Folk kick), 3:55. Third Quarter Oak-Reece 63 run (Janikowski kick), 13:58. NYJ-Smith 8 run (Folk kick), 9:15. Oak-Streater 48 pass from McGloin (Janikowski kick), 6:18. NYJ-FG Folk 51, 2:47. Fourth Quarter Oak-FG Janikowski 40, 13:21. NYJ-Ivory 15 run (Folk kick), 8:58. Oak-Rivera 1 pass from McGloin (Janikowski kick), 2:24. A-76,957. Oak NYJ First downs 19 18 Total Net Yards 383 352 Rushes-yards 26-150 32-143 Passing 233 209 Punt Returns 0-0 0-0 Kickoff Returns 8-135 4-97 Interceptions Ret. 1-0 1-7 Comp-Att-Int 20-36-1 16-25-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 3-32 1-10 Punts 3-28.3 2-42.5 Fumbles-Lost 2-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 4-31 4-36 Time of Possession 30:34 29:26 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Oakland, Reece 19-123, McGloin 2-20, Pryor 3-4, Jones 2-3. N.Y. Jets, Ivory 18-76, Smith 5-50, Powell 8-14, Kerley 1-3. PASSING-Oakland, McGloin 18-31-1245, Pryor 2-5-0-20. N.Y. Jets, Smith 16-25-1-219. RECEIVING-Oakland, Streater 7-130, Rivera 5-21, Holmes 3-63, Reece 2-38, Olawale 2-10, Jones 1-3. N.Y. Jets, Kerley 4-41, Nelson 4-32, Winslow 3-61, Holmes 3-55, Powell 1-24, Bohanon 1-6.

Buccaneers 27, Bills 6 TAMPA, FLA. — Bobby Rainey scored on an 80yard run. Buffalo 3 0 3 0— 6 Tampa Bay 14 10 3 0—27 First Quarter TB-Rainey 80 run (Lindell kick), 14:42. Buf-FG Carpenter 40, 8:07. TB-Jackson 38 pass from Glennon (Lindell kick), 2:34. Second Quarter TB-FG Lindell 53, 10:45. TB-Wright 5 pass from Glennon (Lindell kick), :15. Third Quarter Buf-FG Carpenter 46, 10:19. TB-FG Lindell 32, :07. A-59,194. Buf TB First downs 14 13 Total Net Yards 214 246 Rushes-yards 22-67 36-165 Passing 147 81 Punt Returns 5-36 2-21 Kickoff Returns 4-56 1-20 Interceptions Ret. 2-19 4-75 Comp-Att-Int 18-33-4 9-25-2 Sacked-Yards Lost 7-37 1-9 Punts 7-43.7 8-44.6 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 1-0 Penalties-Yards 11-114 8-76 Time of Possession 28:10 31:50 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Buffalo, Manuel 5-29, Spiller 11-22, Jackson 5-12, Wingo 1-4. Tampa Bay, Rainey 22-127, Leonard 7-26, Hill 5-17, Glennon 1-0, Page 1-(minus 5). PASSING-Buffalo, Manuel 18-33-4184. Tampa Bay, Glennon 9-25-2-90. RECEIVING-Buffalo, Johnson 5-67, Jackson 4-26, Woods 3-20, Chandler 2-24, Spiller 1-26, Hogan 1-12, L.Smith 1-7, Wingo 1-2. Tampa Bay, Jackson 3-70, Rainey 3-(minus 4), Wright 2-21, Dawson 1-3.

49ers 19, Seahawks 17 SAN FRANCISCO — Phil Dawson kicked a 22-yard field goal with 26 seconds remaining. Seattle 0 14 0 3—17 San Francisco 6 10 0 3—19 First Quarter SF-FG Dawson 23, 5:04. SF-FG Dawson 48, :58. Second Quarter Sea-Lynch 11 run (Hauschka kick), 12:17. SF-FG Dawson 52, 7:56. Sea-Willson 39 pass from Wilson (Hauschka kick), 3:47. SF-V.Davis 8 pass from Kaepernick (Dawson kick), :06. Fourth Quarter Sea-FG Hauschka 31, 6:20. SF-FG Dawson 22, :26. A-69,732.

Sea SF First downs 13 19 Total Net Yards 264 318 Rushes-yards 23-86 33-163 Passing 178 155 Punt Returns 3-49 1-0 Kickoff Returns 4-79 3-81 Interceptions Ret. 1-2 1-0 Comp-Att-Int 15-25-1 15-29-1 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-21 2-20 Punts 6-31.0 4-49.8 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 0-0 Penalties-Yards 9-85 7-70 Time of Possession 27:32 32:28 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Seattle, Lynch 20-72, Turbin 2-12, Wilson 1-2. San Francisco, Gore 17-110, Kaepernick 9-31, Hunter 4-16, Miller 3-6. PASSING-Seattle, Wilson 15-25-1-199. San Francisco, Kaepernick 15-29-1-175. RECEIVING-Seattle, Tate 6-65, Willson 3-70, Baldwin 3-36, Kearse 2-15, Miller 1-13. San Francisco, Boldin 6-93, Crabtree 4-40, Miller 3-21, V.Davis 2-21.

Cardinals 30, Rams 10 GLENDALE, ARIZ. — Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes. St. Louis 3 0 0 7—10 Arizona 7 7 9 7—30 First Quarter Ari-Mendenhall 3 run (Feely kick), 10:32. StL-FG Zuerlein 44, 6:12. Second Quarter Ari-Fitzgerald 7 pass from Palmer (Feely kick), :50. Third Quarter Ari-Dansby 23 interception return (Feely kick), 14:42. Ari-Abraham safety, 9:10. Fourth Quarter StL-Stacy 1 run (Zuerlein kick), 14:57. Ari-Ellington 6 run (Feely kick), 1:55. A-60,643. StL Ari First downs 14 25 Total Net Yards 257 369 Rushes-yards 19-100 32-107 Passing 157 262 Punt Returns 1-1 2-3 Kickoff Returns 5-126 2-21 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-29 Comp-Att-Int 16-27-2 27-32-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 4-24 1-7 Punts 5-51.4 4-47.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1 Penalties-Yards 11-90 6-31 Time of Possession 24:53 35:07 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-St. Louis, Austin 1-56, Stacy 14-25, Clemens 2-10, Cunningham 2-9. Arizona, Ellington 11-46, Mendenhall 17-41, Peterson 1-12, Taylor 2-9, Palmer 1-(minus 1). PASSING-St. Louis, Clemens 16-27-2181. Arizona, Palmer 27-32-0-269. RECEIVING-St. Louis, Cook 3-49, Bailey 3-46, Stacy 3-(minus 3), Cunningham 2-16, Givens 1-21, Pettis 1-19, Kendricks 1-15, Austin 1-9, Harkey 1-9. Arizona, Fitzgerald 12-96, Housler 3-42, Dray 3-32, Taylor 3-16, Floyd 2-26, Ellington 2-17, Brown 1-32, Roberts 1-8.

Chargers 37, Giants 14 SAN DIEGO — Keenan Allen caught two TD passes. N.Y. Giants 0 0 7 7—14 San Diego 7 17 7 6—37 First Quarter SD-Allen 43 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 8:18. Second Quarter SD-FG Novak 36, 11:01. SD-Allen 4 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), 3:49. SD-Woodhead 6 pass from Rivers (Novak kick), :19. Third Quarter NYG-Hillis 1 run (J.Brown kick), 10:45. SD-Mathews 1 run (Novak kick), 5:06. Fourth Quarter NYG-Myers 5 pass from Manning (J.Brown kick), 14:54. SD-FG Novak 27, 7:31. SD-FG Novak 43, 3:24. A-65,132. NYG SD First downs 18 25 Total Net Yards 333 388 Rushes-yards 20-92 40-144 Passing 241 244 Punt Returns 0-0 2-2 Kickoff Returns 7-126 2-34 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 2-71 Comp-Att-Int 20-32-2 21-28-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 2-18 2-5 Punts 3-47.0 1-39.0 Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1 Penalties-Yards 7-72 6-30 Time of Possession 23:04 36:56 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-N.Y. Giants, A.Brown 16-81, Hillis 4-11. San Diego, Mathews 29-103, Woodhead 7-42, McClain 1-1, Whitehurst 3-(minus 2). PASSING-N.Y. Giants, Manning 20-322-259. San Diego, Rivers 21-28-0-249. RECEIVING-N.Y. Giants, Nicks 5-135, Cruz 5-42, Myers 4-26, A.Brown 3-15, Randle 2-27, Pascoe 1-14. San Diego, Woodhead 4-52, Gates 4-50, Allen 3-59, Mathews 3-32, V.Brown 3-30, Royal 3-13, R.Brown 1-13.

Saints 31, Panthers 13 NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees passed for 313 yards. Carolina 6 0 0 7—13 New Orleans 0 21 3 7—31 First Quarter Car-FG Gano 45, 8:42. Car-FG Gano 24, 1:56. Second Quarter NO-Colston 6 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 13:35. NO-Colston 15 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 2:44. NO-Graham 5 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), :18. Third Quarter NO-FG Hartley 19, 4:18. Fourth Quarter NO-Graham 8 pass from Brees (Hartley kick), 9:52. Car-Smith 17 pass from Newton (Gano kick), 5:15. A-73,089. Car NO First downs 16 24 Total Net Yards 239 373 Rushes-yards 23-128 17-69 Passing 111 304 Punt Returns 1-32 2-17 Kickoff Returns 2-73 1-22 Interceptions Ret. 0-0 0-0 Comp-Att-Int 22-34-0 30-42-0 Sacked-Yards Lost 5-49 2-9 Punts 5-45.4 4-44.3 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 5-35 5-45 Time of Possession 32:27 27:33 INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS RUSHING-Carolina, D.Williams 13-52, Newton 6-48, Stewart 1-16, Tolbert 3-12. New Orleans, Sproles 1-38, Thomas 7-14, K.Robinson 1-6, Ingram 3-4, Meachem 1-4, Brees 3-3, Collins 1-0. PASSING-Carolina, Newton 22-34-0160. New Orleans, Brees 30-42-0-313. RECEIVING-Carolina, Olsen 8-40, Smith 6-49, LaFell 2-22, Tolbert 2-17, Ginn Jr. 2-5, Stewart 1-16, D.Williams 1-11. New Orleans, Colston 9-125, Graham 6-58, Thomas 4-14, Moore 3-40, Sproles 3-23, Stills 2-22, Watson 1-20, Meachem 1-7, Collins 1-4.




Monday, December 9, 2013


Big 12 Men Conf. Overall W L W L Iowa State 0 0 7 0 Baylor 0 0 8 1 Oklahoma 0 0 8 1 Oklahoma State 0 0 8 1 Texas 0 0 8 1 Kansas 0 0 6 2 Texas Tech 0 0 6 3 West Virginia 0 0 6 3 Kansas State 0 0 5 3 TCU 0 0 5 3 Sunday’s Game Oklahoma 81, George Mason 66 Tuesday, Dec. 10 Kansas at Florida, 6 p.m. South Dakota at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Gonzaga at West Virginia, 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 Iowa at Iowa State, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 Kansas vs. New Mexico at Kansas City, Mo., 6 p.m. Oklahoma State vs. Louisiana Tech at Oklahoma City, 1 p.m. Tulsa at Oklahoma, 4 p.m. Marshall at West Virginia, 6:30 p.m. Texas State at Texas, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 Central Arkansas at Texas Tech, 1 p.m. Texas-Pan American at TCU, 1 p.m. Troy at Kansas State, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17 UT Arlington at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Delaware State at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m.


The Associated Press

Raptors 106, Lakers 94 LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in Toronto’s victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night. Bryant began his 18th NBA season by going 2-for-9 with four assists and eight turnovers in 28 minutes. The fourth-leading scorer in NBA history hadn’t played since tearing his Achilles tendon in April, undergoing several Danny Moloshok/AP Photo months of rehabilitation to return for Los Angeles’ THE LOS ANGELES LAKERS’ KOBE BRYANT, right passBig 12 Women Conf. Overall 20th game of the new sea- es against Toronto’s DeMar DeRozan on Sunday W L W L night in Los Angeles. son. Iowa State 0 0 8 0 Oklahoma State 0 0 7 0 But the Lakers never Baylor 0 0 7 1 led, and Toronto improbWest Virginia 0 0 7 1 Oklahoma 0 0 6 3 How former ably snapped its five-game STANDINGS Texas 0 0 6 3 losing streak despite play- EASTERN CONFERENCE 0 0 5 3 Jayhawks fared TCU ing without forward Rudy Atlantic Division Texas Tech 0 0 4 3 W L Pct GB Kansas State 0 0 4 3 Gay, who is expected to be Boston 10 12 .455 — Kansas 0 0 4 4 Cole Aldrich, New York 7 12 .368 1½ traded to Sacramento to- Toronto Games Min: 6. Pts: 0. Reb: 3. Ast: 0. Sunday’s 7 14 .333 2½ Tennesssee 75, Texas 61 day as the centerpiece of Philadelphia Brooklyn 6 14 .300 3 Iowa State 79, Cal State Fullerton 52 5 14 .263 3½ an apparent seven-player New York Duke 94, Oklahoma 85 Mario Chalmers, Miami Southeast Division Thursday, Dec. 12 deal. W L Pct GB Min: 31. Pts: 8. TORONTO (106) Fields 0-6 0-0 0, A.Johnson 14-17 4-4 32, Valanciunas 2-6 1-2 5, Lowry 8-13 6-6 23, DeRozan 8-19 10-11 26, Novak 1-9 0-0 3, Ross 4-9 1-2 11, Stone 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 40-82 22-25 106. L.A. LAKERS (94) W.Johnson 1-3 0-0 2, Gasol 3-11 1-2 7, Sacre 1-3 0-0 2, Blake 1-6 0-0 3, Bryant 2-9 5-7 9, Williams 4-6 0-0 10, Meeks 6-12 0-0 14, Young 7-16 3-3 19, Hill 3-5 5-5 11, Henry 6-8 3-3 17. Totals 34-79 17-20 94. Toronto 30 21 22 33 — 106 L.A. Lakers 20 27 21 26 — 94 3-Point Goals-Toronto 4-26 (Ross 2-5, Lowry 1-5, Novak 1-9, A.Johnson 0-1, DeRozan 0-3, Fields 0-3), L.A. Lakers 9-28 (Henry 2-3, Williams 2-4, Meeks 2-5, Young 2-7, Blake 1-5, W.Johnson 0-1, Bryant 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Toronto 44 (A.Johnson 10), L.A. Lakers 49 (Gasol, Hill, Bryant 8). Assists-Toronto 19 (Lowry 8), L.A. Lakers 22 (Blake, Bryant 4). Total FoulsToronto 18, L.A. Lakers 23. A-18,997 (18,997).

Heat 110, Pistons 95 AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — LeBron James had 24 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and Miami breezed past Detroit, avenging a home loss to the Pistons less than a week ago. Ray Allen added 18 points for the Heat, who were without Dwyane Wade but still shot 56 percent from the field and 11-of-28 from three-point range. Miami took an early 16-5 lead, and although the Pistons fought back, the Heat went on a 13-2 run in the third quarter to make it 74-57. Andre Drummond had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Detroit, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. The Pistons never showed any sign of slowing down Miami, and although they finished with 17 offensive rebounds, they never took full advantage of a potential edge inside. The Pistons beat the Heat 107-97 on Tuesday, and Miami looked motivated at the start of this one. The Heat’s first nine points came on the fast break, and a three-pointer by Allen made it 12-2. Miami led 59-53 at halftime, and Mario Chalmers and Allen each made three-pointers during the crucial run at the beginning of the third quarter. The Pistons entered as NBA leaders in steals per game, and the Heat turned the ball over 10 times in the first half, but Miami took care of the ball better over the final two quarters, and its torrid shooting never really let up. MIAMI (110) James 10-15 4-5 24, Battier 1-3 0-0 3, Bosh 5-13 6-6 16, Chalmers 3-7 1-2 8, Allen 6-10 4-4 18, Andersen 4-5 2-2 10, Lewis 3-5 0-0 9, Mason Jr. 4-6 0-0 12, Cole 3-5 2-2 8, Haslem 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 40-72 19-21 110. DETROIT (95) Smith 6-14 0-0 13, Monroe 3-10 4-5 10, Drummond 8-11 3-6 19, Jennings 6-14 6-7 19, Caldwell-Pope 0-4 0-0 0, Singler 3-4 3-4 10, Jerebko 5-9 0-0 12, Villanueva 4-8 0-0 10, Harrellson 0-3 0-0 0, Siva 1-3 0-0 2, Datome 0-4 0-0 0, Mitchell 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 36-85 16-22 95. Miami 29 30 32 19 — 110 Detroit 21 32 17 25 — 95 3-Point Goals-Miami 11-28 (Mason Jr. 4-6, Lewis 3-5, Allen 2-5, Chalmers 1-2, Battier 1-3, James 0-2, Bosh 0-5), Detroit 7-20 (Jerebko 2-2, Villanueva 2-6, Singler 1-2, Smith 1-4, Jennings 1-4, Caldwell-Pope 0-1, Datome 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Miami 36 (Bosh 9), Detroit 53 (Drummond 14). Assists-Miami 26 (James 9), Detroit 17 (Jennings 6). Total Fouls-Miami 18, Detroit 21. Technicals-Detroit defensive three second. A-18,034 (22,076).

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W L Pct GB Indiana 18 3 .857 — Detroit 10 11 .476 8 Chicago 8 10 .444 8½ Cleveland 7 13 .350 10½ Milwaukee 4 16 .200 13½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 15 4 .789 — Houston 15 7 .682 1½ Dallas 13 8 .619 3 New Orleans 9 10 .474 6 Memphis 9 10 .474 6 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Portland 17 4 .810 — Oklahoma City 15 4 .789 1 Denver 12 8 .600 4½ Minnesota 9 11 .450 7½ Utah 4 18 .182 13½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 13 8 .619 — Golden State 12 9 .571 1 Phoenix 11 9 .550 1½ L.A. Lakers 10 10 .500 2½ Sacramento 5 13 .278 6½ Sunday’s Games Boston 114, New York 73 Miami 110, Detroit 95 Houston 98, Orlando 88 Oklahoma City 118, Indiana 94 Toronto 106, L.A. Lakers 94 Today’s Games L.A. Clippers at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Denver at Washington, 6 p.m. Golden State at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Orlando at Memphis, 7 p.m. Portland at Utah, 8 p.m. Dallas at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Tuesday’s Games Miami at Indiana, 6 p.m. New York at Cleveland, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Toronto, 6 p.m. Boston at Brooklyn, 6:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. Minnesota at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 7 p.m. Phoenix at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Celtics 114, Knicks 73 NEW YORK — Jordan Crawford scored 23 points, and Boston posted the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season, bursting out to another sizzling start and pouring it on from there. Jared Sullinger added 21 for the Celtics, who jumped to leads of 12-0, 18-1 and 25-3 and improved their Atlantic Divisionleading record to 10-12. Boston scored the first 14 points Friday in a victory over Denver, though that one eventually got close. Not this time. The Celtics led 58-31 at halftime, then Crawford made four three-pointers in a 34-point quarter that extended Boston’s lead to 92-56. The Celtics then scored the first four points of the fourth for a 40-point bulge, triggering loud boos that would get louder at the final buzzer. BOSTON (114) Bass 4-8 8-9 16, Green 6-9 3-3 16, Sullinger 9-13 1-1 21, Crawford 8-14 1-1 23, Bradley 4-11 3-3 13, Humphries 2-5 2-2 6, Lee 4-7 0-0 10, Wallace 0-0 0-2 0, Faverani 0-0 0-0 0, Pressey 0-3 1-2 1, Brooks 2-2 3-4 8. Totals 39-72 22-27 114. NEW YORK (73) Hardaway Jr. 3-7 1-1 8, Anthony 5-15 8-10 19, Bargnani 1-7 0-0 2, Felton 0-6 0-0 0, Shumpert 0-6 0-0 0, J.Smith 1-5 1-2 3, Prigioni 1-1 0-0 3, Stoudemire 5-7 7-10 17, World Peace 5-10 0-0 12, Udrih 2-5 0-0 5, Aldrich 0-0 0-0 0, Murry 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 25-73 17-23 73. Boston 34 24 34 22 — 114 New York 11 20 25 17 — 73 3-Point Goals-Boston 14-25 (Crawford 6-12, Bradley 2-2, Sullinger 2-3, Lee 2-4, Brooks 1-1, Green 1-2, Pressey 0-1), New York 6-16 (World Peace 2-4, Prigioni 1-1, Anthony 1-2, Udrih 1-2, Hardaway Jr. 1-2, Felton 0-1, Shumpert 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Boston 57 (Bradley 10), New York 35 (Anthony 5). Assists-Boston 22 (Crawford 7), New York 13 (Prigioni 4). Total Fouls-Boston 19, New York 18. Technicals-Bass, Boston defensive three second, Prigioni, Stoudemire. A-19,812 (19,763).

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Reb: 3. Ast: 4. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Min: 16. Pts: 2. Reb: 3. Ast: 1. Xavier Henry, L.A. Lakers Min: 14. Pts: 17. Reb: 2. Ast: 2.

Texas Southern at Kansas, 7 p.m. Iowa at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 Marshall at West Virginia, 1 p.m. Oklahoma State vs. USF at Oklahoma City, 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 Purdue at Kansas, 2 p.m. UC Santa Barbara at Kansas State, 1 p.m. Texas Tech at Arizona, 1 p.m. Maryland Eastern Shore at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. Houston Baptist at Bayor, 2 p.m. Sam Houston State at Texas, 2 p.m. Texas-Pam American at TCU, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 Delaware State at West Virginia, 6 p.m. Mississippi at Baylor, 6 p.m. Oklahoma vs. Fairfield at Bridgeport, Conn., 6 p.m. Abilene Christian at TCU, 7 p.m.

Thunder 118, Pacers 94 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant had 36 points and 10 rebounds, and Oklahoma City turned Men a matchup of two of the College EAST Canisius 93, Siena 78 NBA’s best teams into a George Washington 77, Maryland 75 blowout. Iona 83, Fairfield 72 The Thunder (15-4) imManhattan 75, Monmouth (NJ) 66 NYU 64, York (NY) 61 proved to 10-0 at home Niagara 61, St. Peter’s 56 this season. They are the Oklahoma 81, George Mason 66 Rider 90, Quinnipiac 78 only Western Conference Seton Hall 77, Rutgers 71 team to remain undefeat- SOUTH ed at home. Charlotte 77, Appalachian St. 59 East Carolina 77, Mount Olive 75 Durant was 14-of-23 Florida St. 77, Jacksonville St. 53 from the field, and OklahoIllinois 81, Auburn 62 Oregon 115, Mississippi 105, OT ma City shot a season-best VCU 69, Old Dominion 48 61 percent (47 of 77). RusVirginia Tech 61, Miami 60, OT sell Westbrook finished MIDWEST Creighton 82, Nebraska 67 with 26 points, Reggie Detroit 70, Rhode Island 68 Jackson had 15 and Serge SOUTHWEST Dallas Christian at Prairie View, ccd. Ibaka 13 for the Thunder. INDIANA (94) George 9-17 10-11 32, West 5-11 1-1 11, Hibbert 6-12 0-0 12, G.Hill 2-8 0-0 4, Stephenson 4-11 0-0 8, Scola 2-4 2-2 6, Johnson 0-3 2-2 2, Watson 1-4 2-2 5, Mahinmi 1-4 1-1 3, Copeland 1-4 0-0 2, Sloan 0-1 0-0 0, S.Hill 1-2 1-2 3, Butler 2-4 0-0 6. Totals 34-85 19-21 94. OKLAHOMA CITY (118) Durant 14-23 6-6 36, Ibaka 6-8 1-2 13, Perkins 2-2 2-2 6, Westbrook 11-17 3-3 26, Sefolosha 2-4 0-0 4, Adams 1-1 3-3 5, Jackson 6-11 2-2 15, Collison 0-1 2-2 2, Lamb 2-6 0-0 5, Fisher 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 47-77 19-20 118. Indiana 18 19 32 25 — 94 Oklahoma City 28 28 34 28 — 118 3-Point Goals-Indiana 7-21 (George 4-6, Butler 2-3, Watson 1-2, Copeland 0-1, Sloan 0-1, S.Hill 0-1, Johnson 0-1, G.Hill 0-3, Stephenson 0-3), Oklahoma City 5-13 (Durant 2-3, Lamb 1-2, Jackson 1-2, Westbrook 1-6). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Indiana 35 (Hibbert 9), Oklahoma City 49 (Durant 10). Assists-Indiana 13 (West, Stephenson 3), Oklahoma City 27 (Westbrook 13). Total Fouls-Indiana 18, Oklahoma City 24. Technicals-Indiana Coach Vogel. A-18,203 (18,203).

Rockets 98, Magic 88 HOUSTON — Dwight Howard celebrated his 28th birthday in a big way, getting 20 points and 21 rebounds to lead Houston over Orlando. James Harden scored 27 points and also had 10 assists and eight rebounds for the Rockets. Terrence Jones contributed 16 points and 13 rebounds. Jones also picked up two big blocks in the third period, including one on Victor Oladipo as time expired to preserve the score 83-61 Houston. ORLANDO (88) Afflalo 6-17 3-4 16, Nicholson 4-11 2-2 11, Davis 8-18 2-4 18, Nelson 5-12 1-3 15, Oladipo 2-11 4-6 8, Moore 4-10 2-3 12, Maxiell 1-4 0-2 2, Price 0-3 0-0 0, Harkless 2-7 2-4 6, Lamb 0-0 0-0 0, O’Quinn 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-93 16-28 88. HOUSTON (98) Parsons 7-12 1-5 18, T.Jones 6-13 2-7 16, Howard 6-12 8-14 20, Beverley 3-9 1-3 9, Harden 7-17 10-11 27, Brooks 1-4 0-0 2, Casspi 2-5 2-2 6, Garcia 0-3 0-0 0, Motiejunas 0-1 0-0 0, Brewer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-76 24-42 98. Orlando 18 20 23 27 — 88 Houston 28 24 31 15 — 98 3-Point Goals-Orlando 8-29 (Nelson 4-6, Moore 2-5, Nicholson 1-5, Afflalo 1-6, Harkless 0-2, Price 0-2, Oladipo 0-3), Houston 10-33 (Parsons 3-6, Harden 3-7, T.Jones 2-4, Beverley 2-8, Motiejunas 0-1, Casspi 0-2, Brooks 0-2, Garcia 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Orlando 62 (Afflalo 9), Houston 73 (Howard 22). Assists-Orlando 14 (Nelson 4), Houston 22 (Harden 10). Total Fouls-Orlando 29, Houston 20. Technicals-Orlando defensive three second, Houston defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls-Davis. A-16,407 (18,023).

Texas-Permian Basin 82, Texas A&MCC 77 UALR at Tulsa, ppd. FAR WEST Ark.-Pine Bluff at Oregon St., ppd. Colorado St. 109, SW Oklahoma 55 Saint Mary’s (Cal) 93, E. Washington 65 San Diego St. 70, Washington 63 Southern Cal 78, Boston College 62

College Women EAST American U. 47, Drexel 41 Boston College 65, Hartford 45 CCSU 82, Vermont 68 Duquesne 86, St. Francis (Pa.) 66 Mount St. Vincent 99, Yeshiva 66 Penn St. 77, Georgetown 68 Stony Brook 71, Lafayette 61 SOUTH Alabama 51, Houston 44 Florida St. 71, Jacksonville 33 Indiana 77, Morehead St. 54 Louisiana-Monroe 85, Stephen F. Austin 83 Mount Olive 91, Virginia Union 83 NC State 91, Elon 51 South Carolina 76, Charlotte 61 South Florida 72, Stetson 68 Tennessee 75, Texas 61 Troy 94, Evansville 86 Tulane 82, Loyola NO 66 MIDWEST Bowling Green 87, Milwaukee 64 Cincinnati 83, Youngstown St. 62 Georgia St. 56, Kent St. 55 Gonzaga 59, Ohio St. 58 Iowa St. 79, Cal St.-Fullerton 52 Minnesota 46, North Dakota 44 Missouri 126, Bradley 55 Nebraska 95, Utah St. 75 Olivet 82, North Park 75 Purdue 91, IPFW 70 UT-Martin at Illinois St., ccd. SOUTHWEST Duke 94, Oklahoma 85 Texas A&M-CC 68, Texas-Pan American 54 UALR at Tulsa, ppd. FAR WEST Colorado St. 86, Denver 78 Fresno St. 69, Santa Clara 49 Portland 85, Boise St. 71 San Diego 79, Seattle 56 TOURNAMENTS ASU Classic Championship Arizona St. 74, Long Beach St. 67, OT Third Place Harvard 74, Sacred Heart 63 Brown Classic Championship Fairfield 80, Maine 59 Third Place Brown 63, Morgan St. 53

Chiefs Sept. 8 — at Jacksonville, W 28-2 (1-0) Sept. 15 — Dallas, W 17-16 (2-0) Sept. 19 — at Philadelphia, W 26-16 (3-0) Sept. 29 — N.Y. Giants, W 31-7 (4-0) Oct. 6 — at Tennessee, W 26-17 (5-0) Oct. 13 — Oakland, W 24-7 (6-0) Oct. 20 — Houston, W 17-16 (7-0) Oct. 27 — Cleveland, W 23-17 (8-0) Nov. 3 — at Buffalo, W 23-13 (9-0) Nov. 10 — BYE Nov. 17 — at Denver, L 17-27 (9-1) Nov. 24 — San Diego, L 38-41 (9-2) Dec. 1 — Denver, L 28-35 (9-3) Dec. 8 — at Washington, W 45-10 (10-3) Dec. 15 — at Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Dec. 22 — Indianapolis, noon Dec. 29 — at San Diego, 3:25 p.m.

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with firstplace votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 7, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pv 1. Florida St. (56) 13-0 1,496 1 2. Auburn (4) 12-1 1,444 3 3. Alabama 11-1 1,376 4 4. Michigan St. 12-1 1,278 10 5. Stanford 11-2 1,217 7 6. Baylor 11-1 1,185 9 7. Ohio St. 12-1 1,130 2 8. South Carolina 10-2 1,099 8 9. Missouri 11-2 1,066 5 10. Oregon 10-2 880 12 11. Oklahoma 10-2 878 18 12. Clemson 10-2 848 13 13. Oklahoma St. 10-2 797 6 14. LSU 9-3 726 14 15. UCF 11-1 629 15 16. Arizona St. 10-3 614 11 17. UCLA 9-3 544 17 18. Louisville 11-1 525 19 19. Wisconsin 9-3 383 21 20. Texas A&M 8-4 282 22 21. Fresno St. 11-1 227 24 22. Duke 10-3 201 20 23. Georgia 8-4 196 25 24. N. Illinois 12-1 144 16 25. Notre Dame 8-4 76 NR Others receiving votes: Southern Cal 74, Iowa 48, Miami 47, Vanderbilt 25, Texas 22, Cincinnati 11, Bowling Green 10, Washington 9, Rice 7, N. Dakota St. 4, Minnesota 2.

USA Today Top 25

Fiesta Bowl At Glendale, Ariz. Baylor (11-1) vs. UCF (11-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl At New Orleans Alabama (11-1) vs. Oklahoma (10-2), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Jan. 3 Orange Bowl At Miami Ohio State (12-1) vs. Clemson (10-2), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Cotton Bowl At Arlington, Texas Missouri (11-2) vs. Oklahoma State (10-2), 6:30 p.m. (FOX) Saturday, Jan. 4 BBVA Compass Bowl At Birmingham, Ala. Vanderbilt (8-4) vs. Houston (8-4), noon (ESPN) Sunday, Jan. 5 Bowl At Mobile, Ala. Arkansas State (7-5) vs. Ball State (10-2), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 6 BCS National Championship At Pasadena, Calif. Florida State (13-0) vs. Auburn (12-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Jan. 18 East-West Shrine Classic At St. Petersburg, Fla. East vs. West, 3 p.m. (NFLN) Saturday, Jan. 25 Senior Bowl At Mobile, Ala. South vs. North, 3 p.m. (NFLN)

Big 12

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec.7, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Florida State (62) 13-0 1550 1 2. Auburn 12-1 1486 3 3. Alabama 11-1 1414 4 4. Michigan State 12-1 1342 9 5. Baylor 11-1 1275 t7 6. Ohio State 12-1 1211 2 7. Stanford 11-2 1188 10 8. South Carolina 10-2 1108 t7 9. Missouri 11-2 1088 5 10. Oklahoma 10-2 913 15 11. Clemson 10-2 899 11 12. Oregon 10-2 887 12 13. Oklahoma State 10-2 845 6 14. LSU 9-3 719 14 15. Central Florida 11-1 658 17 16. Louisville 11-1 611 16 17. Arizona State 10-3 602 13 18. UCLA 9-3 520 19 19. Wisconsin 9-3 408 21 20. Fresno State 11-1 344 22 21. Texas A&M 8-4 247 25 21. Duke 10-3 247 20 23. Northern Illinois 12-1 149 18 24. Georgia 8-4 135 NR 25. Miami (Fla.) 9-3 73 NR Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 47; Vanderbilt 40; Southern California 33; Iowa 30; Texas 27; Rice 23; Bowling Green 12; Notre Dame 8; Minnesota 6; Ball State 2; Nebraska 1; Virginia Tech 1; Washington 1.

Baylor Oklahoma Oklahoma State Texas Kansas State Texas Tech TCU West Virginia Iowa State Kansas Saturday, Dec. 28 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Kansas State vs. Michigan in Tempe Ariz., 9:15 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30 Alamo Bowl Texas vs. Oregon in San Antonio, 5:45 p.m. Holiday Bowl Texas Tech vs. Arizona State in San Diego, 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1 Fiesta Bowl Baylor vs. Central Florida in Glendale, Ariz., 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2 Sugar Bowl Oklahoma vs. Alabama in New Orleans, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 Cotton Bowl Oklahoma State vs. Missouri in Arlington, Texas, 6:30 p.m.

College Bowls


Saturday, Dec. 21 New Mexico Bowl At Albuquerque Washington State (6-6) vs. Colorado State (7-6), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Las Vegas Bowl Fresno State (11-1) vs. Southern Cal (9-4), 2:30 p.m. (ABC) Famous Idaho Potato Bowl At Boise, Idaho Buffalo (8-4) vs. San Diego State (7-5), 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans Bowl Tulane (7-5) vs. Louisiana-Lafayette (8-4), 8 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 23 Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl At St. Petersburg, Fla. Ohio (7-5) vs. East Carolina (9-3), 1 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 24 Hawaii Bowl At Honolulu Oregon State (6-6) vs. Boise State (8-4), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Thursday, Dec. 26 Little Caesars Pizza Bowl At Detroit Bowling Green (10-3) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego Northern Illinois (12-1) vs. Utah State (8-5), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Friday, Dec. 27 Military Bowl At Annapolis, Md. Marshall (9-4) vs. Maryland (7-5), 1:30 p.m. (ESPN) Texas Bowl At Houston Minnesota (8-4) vs. Syracuse (6-6), 5 p.m. (ESPN) Fight Hunger Bowl At San Francisco BYU (8-4) vs. Washington (8-4), 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday, Dec. 28 Pinstripe Bowl At New York Notre Dame (8-4) vs. Rutgers (6-6), 11 a.m. (ESPN) Belk Bowl At Charlotte, N.C. Cincinnati (9-3) vs. North Carolina (6-6), 2:20 p.m. (ESPN) Russell Athletic Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Miami (9-3) vs. Louisville (11-1), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN) Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl At Tempe, Ariz. Kansas State (7-5) vs. Michigan (7-5), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Dec. 30 Armed Forces Bowl At Fort Worth, Texas Middle Tennessee (8-4) vs. Navy (7-4), 10:45 a.m. (ESPN) Music City Bowl At Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi (7-5) vs. Georgia Tech (7-5), 2:15 p.m. (ESPN) Alamo Bowl At San Antonio Oregon (10-2) vs. Texas (8-4), 5:45 p.m. (ESPN) Holiday Bowl At San Diego Arizona State (10-3) vs. Texas Tech (7-5), 9:15 p.m. (ESPN) Tuesday, Dec. 31 AdvoCare V100 Bowl At Shreveport, La. Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5), 11:30 a.m. (ESPN) Sun Bowl At El Paso, Texas Virginia Tech (8-4) vs. UCLA (9-3), 1 p.m. (CBS) Liberty Bowl At Memphis, Tenn. Rice (9-3) vs. Mississippi State (6-6), 3 p.m. (ESPN) Chick-fil-A Bowl At Atlanta Texas A&M (8-4) vs. Duke (10-3), 7 p.m. (ESPN) Wednesday, Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl At Dallas UNLV (7-5) vs. North Texas (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPNU) Gator Bowl At Jacksonville, Fla. Nebraska (8-4) vs. Georgia (8-4), 11 a.m. (ESPN2) Capital One Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Wisconsin (9-3) vs. South Carolina (10-2), noon (ABC) Outback Bowl At Tampa, Fla. Iowa (8-4) vs. LSU (9-3), noon (ESPN) Rose Bowl At Pasadena, Calif. Stanford (11-2) vs. Michigan State (12-1), 4 p.m. (ESPN)

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Overall W L 11 1 10 2 10 2 8 4 7 5 7 5 4 8 4 8 3 9 3 9

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 30 20 8 2 42 84 61 Montreal 31 19 9 3 41 85 65 Detroit 31 15 9 7 37 85 82 Tampa Bay 29 17 10 2 36 80 70 Toronto 31 16 12 3 35 86 87 Ottawa 30 11 14 5 27 86 99 Florida 31 9 17 5 23 70 104 Buffalo 30 6 22 2 14 51 91 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Pittsburgh 31 20 10 1 41 96 70 Washington 30 16 12 2 34 92 85 Carolina 30 13 12 5 31 71 84 N.Y. Rangers 31 15 15 1 31 69 80 New Jersey 31 12 13 6 30 69 77 Philadelphia 29 13 14 2 28 64 73 Columbus 29 12 14 3 27 72 80 N.Y. Islanders 30 8 17 5 21 75 104 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Chicago 32 21 6 5 47 116 89 St. Louis 28 19 6 3 41 98 66 Minnesota 32 18 9 5 41 77 75 Colorado 28 20 8 0 40 82 65 Dallas 28 14 9 5 33 81 80 Winnipeg 31 14 13 4 32 82 88 Nashville 30 13 14 3 29 67 88 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Anaheim 32 20 7 5 45 101 84 San Jose 30 19 6 5 43 101 75 Los Angeles 30 19 7 4 42 79 62 Vancouver 32 17 10 5 39 86 81 Phoenix 29 16 8 5 37 94 93 Calgary 29 11 14 4 26 78 98 Edmonton 31 10 18 3 23 84 105 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Sunday’s Games Minnesota 3, San Jose 1 Boston 5, Toronto 2 Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 1 Chicago 6, Florida 2 Vancouver 3, Colorado 1 Today’s Games Philadelphia at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh, 6:30 p.m. Carolina at Vancouver, 9 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

World Challenge Sunday At Sherwood Country Club Thousand Oaks, Calif. Purse: $3.5 million Yardage: 7,023; Par: 72 Final (x-won on first playoff hole) x-Zach Johnson, $1,000,000 67-68-72-68—275 Tiger Woods, $400,000 71-62-72-70—275 Matt Kuchar, $212,500 68-68-76-67—279 Bubba Watson, $212,500 70-70-69-70—279 Webb Simpson, $150,000 73-71-69-68—281 Graeme McDowell, $145,000 72-67-75-69—283 Ian Poulter, $140,000 76-67-73-69—285 Jim Furyk, $135,000 72-69-74-71—286 Jason Day, $122,500 76-68-70-73—287 Bill Haas, $122,500 73-68-74-72—287 Rory McIlroy, $115,000 73-77-68-70—288 Hunter Mahan, $110,000 70-80-72-69—291 Keegan Bradley, $108,500 75-68-75-74—292 Jason Dufner, $108,500 74-71-78-69—292 Steve Stricker, $107,000 75-74-74-72—295 Jordan Spieth, $105,500 77-72-77-71—297 Lee Westwood, $105,500 74-75-74-74—297 Dustin Johnson, $100,000 74-79-72-74—299

Nedbank Challenge Sunday At Gary Player Country Club Sun City, South Africa Purse: $6.5 million Yardage: 7,831; Par: 72 Final T. Bjorn, Denmark 67-70-66-65—268 J. Donaldson, Wales 67-66-67-70—270 Sergio Garcia, Spain 66-73-66-65—270 H. Stenson, Sweden 69-67-69-67—272 B. de Jonge, Zimbabwe 70-68-69-66—273 C. Schwartzel, S. Africa 68-70-71-66—275 Also Gary Woodland, U.S. 74-73-75-68—290


Monday, December 9, 2013


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The Hallmark manufacturing plant in Lawrence, Kansas has an opening for a 3rd shift Maintenance Specialist for the weekend shift. This is a full-time, regular position that works 4 days each week (Friday through Monday) for a total of 40 hours. This is a machinery-maintenance position that installs and maintains the production equipment in support of manufacturing. Full-time benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as paid vacation. Apply on-line by December 16th, 2013 at: Principles only, please. Hallmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer â&#x20AC;&#x201D; EOE

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Newspaper Delivery Route Drivers needed to deliver the Lawrence Journal-World to W 23rd St/Alabama St area and LoneStar/Clinton/Overbro ok area. All available routes are delivered 7 days per week, before 6AM. Valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license, proof of auto insurance, and a phone required. If youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d like to be considered, please email Carolyn Wilson at Please mention your name and phone number. Or, you may call 785-832-7228

Part time Janitorial Positions available Monday thru Saturday in Lawrence, KS. Pay starts from $9 to $10 per hour. Shift time 6 pm to 9 pm. Please call our job hotline at 816-994-8859 and follow the prompts. Please state you are calling about the Lawrence positions. E.O.E

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SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Exciting professional opportunity for a seasoned designer to oversee the staff and processes involved with the graphic design functions of the KU Memorial Unions. This position functions as the Art Director of our busy Marketing Department which serves as an internal advertising agency for all Union departments. Responsibilities include staff supervision, design concept and composition & project management. This salaried position requires at least a Bachelor Degree in Visual Communications, Graphic Design or Fine Art, 5 years graphic design experience, 3 years of experience supervising a graphics design team and the proven demonstrated experience of being able to balance the principles of good design with the strong opinions of internal clients regarding their wants and needs in a very fast paced environment.

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For sale: Binoculars, $30, KC Chiefs Jacket, $12.50, Sturgis jacket, $12.50, Italian sausage seasoning, $2. Call 785-312-0752

For Sale: Heavy duty Christmas tree stand. Used some, but still very sturdy. No longer need. $12. 785-842-0736

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2013 CHRYSLER 300


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

Only 42K Miles, Automatic, AV, Power Package and More... SAVE! Stk# DJC90401 $13,495 - NEW ARRIVAL

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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

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


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


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

Only $11,990

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

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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(785) 856-7227

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2300 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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785-843-0550 2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047 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

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

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

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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

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


Only 54K Miles, New, Loaded! TSC90846 $22,995

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

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

Call Matt at 2112 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence, KS 66047 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

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS 14T088A Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT remote start, alloy wheels, power equipment, very comfortable and affordable! Stk#139501 only $11,645. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

2D Coupe, Jet Black, 5.3 V-8, Beautiful! $11,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500



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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

4D Sedan, Local Trade, ONLY 49,000 miles! $4,995

Computer Repair & Upgrades Computer Running Slow? Viruses/Malware? Troubleshooting? Lessons? Computer Questions, Advise? We Can Help 785-979-0838


Carpentry The Wood Doctor - Wood rot repair, fences, decks, doors & windows - built, repaired, or replaced & more! Bath/kitchen remodeled. Basement finished. 785-542-3633 • 816-591-6234

Lawrence’s Floor Trader® is a locally owned and operated Jennings’ store. The Jennings family has been in the Lawrence flooring business since Bud and Ruby Jennings opened their first flooring store in 1962 in downtown Lawrence. That’s over 50 years of friends right here in our hometown. Floor Trader® “specializes in special buys” at up to 70% savings! First quality overstocks, limited time and special values you won’t find in the “big box” or regular stores. Big selection in our Lawrence store plus even more popular styles quick-shipped from coast-to-coast warehouses. Whether you are considering carpet, hardwood, wood laminate, ceramic tile or vinyl flooring at big discounts, The Floor Trader® provides you with specials from only 69c/sq.ft. EVERYDAY! Depend on us for honest advice and practical suggestions you can afford. Professional guaranteed, “Installation Direct” available or do-it-yourself. Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa St. Lawrence 9-5 M-S 841-3838


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Decks & Fences

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

Concrete CONCRETE INC Your Local Concrete Repair Specialist Foundation & Crack Repair Driveways-Sidewalks-Patios Sandblasting-Concrete Sawing Core Drilling 888-326-2799 Lawrence

Stacked Deck Decks • Gazebos Siding • Fences • Additions Remodel • Weatherproofing Insured • 25 yrs exp. 785-550-5592

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

Garage Doors

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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 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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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Foundation Repair

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

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Construction Chem-Free Cleaning, LLC 23+ yrs. exp. No chemicals. Call by the 15th of Dec. & receive $20 off for the Holidays. “Like us” on Facebook! Serving Shawnee, Bonner Springs & Basehor. Call 913-669-2327

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

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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


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


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Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Tree/Stump Removal

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Chris Tree Service

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

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

Locally owned & operated.

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

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Masonry, Brick & Stone

Licensed & Insured-Since 1974


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

No Job Too Big or Small

Guttering Services


Mike - 785-766-6760

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Home Improvements

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Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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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

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Fredy’s Tree Service

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services


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Craig Construction Co

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Family Owned & Operated 20+ Yrs

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2011 Lincoln MKZ P9984


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1997 Ford Crown Victoria LX P1345B

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

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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.

We Buy all Domestic cars, trucks, and suvs. Call Scott 785-843-3500

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Appliance Repair

Only $7,995


Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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

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

Heating & Cooling

Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing Fast Quality Service 785-594-3357

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 STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222


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BOOK EARLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS. I COME TO YOU! Dependable & Reliable Pet sitting, Overnights, and more! References! Insured! 785-550-9289

Kansas Tree Trimming, removal, & stump grinding by Lawrence locals Certified by Kansas Arborists Assoc. since 1997 “We specialize in preservation and restoration” Ins. & Lic. visit online 785-843-TREE (8733)

8B Monday, December 9, 2013 Cars-Domestic Cars-Imports 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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7










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

Leather, 7-Pass, Loaded, Only 17K Miles, Like New Stk# JMT60134. $39,995- NEW ARRIVAL

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

Mercury 2010 Grand Marquis LS Ultimate edition, alloy wheels, leather, power equipment, very nice, stk#370851 only $11,817. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

(785) 856-7100 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

2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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

Mazda 2012 “2” 4cyl, automatic, fwd, great commuter car with fantastic gas mileage, ABS, power windows & locks, air conditioning. Stk#11162 only $10,904. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

(785) 856-7067 2233 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

(785) 856-7100 2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

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

2010 Mazda Mazda3 i Sport

2011 Honda Accord LX 2.4 P1368

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

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


2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition 13T1406B

13M1397A 4D Sedan, Perfect nomical Car! $10,829


23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

4D Sedan, AWD, Cold Climate Package, Local Trade! $14,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

2009 MAZDA 6-S

2012 Toyota Prius Three 14C238A 5D Hatchback, Local trade, Navigation, Terrific condition! $19,988 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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

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


Only $10,990

2013 HONDA CIVIC SI 2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring Base 13L296B 4D Wagon, Hard to Find Wagon, Local Trade! $12,242

Only 5K Miles, 1-Owner, Loaded, Like New. Stk# SL14-158C2 $20,495 - NEW ARRIVAL

23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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

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

(785) 856-7100 2101 W. 29th Terrace Lawrence

(785) 856-7067 *for illustration purposes only

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

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

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



Call Dave at


23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

Toyota, 2004 Camry. Two to choose from! Both ONE owner NO accident extremely clean cars. Both under $8,000. One leather, one cloth. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2005 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL P1306A 4D Sedan, SL Trim, Leather and Sunroof $7,995 23rd & Alabama Lawrence 785-843-3500

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

(785) 856-7067

Sharp, Loaded, Only 102K Miles, A Must See! Stk# SL14-138C1 $13,995 - SAVE!

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Unlimited, 2 Door, Hard Top, Low Miles, Great condition. $16,995. Stk# JMC70039T1.


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2001 Ford Ranger XLT P1350A

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2001 Ford F-150 XLT P1370A

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Toyota 2008 Sienna LE fwd, V6, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, 2nd row quad seating, DVD, power equipment, cruise control, stk#560441 only $15,775. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Toyota, 2004 Sienna XLE. Beautiful local trade. 7 passenger van loaded with power side doors and liftgate, DVD player, JBL Sound, heated seats, and much more. Only $7,995! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Toyota, 2004 Sienna XLE, fully loaded local family trade-in. DVD, rear audio, power side doors and rear liftgate. NICE van. JBL Sound and moonroof. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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Those parts of Lots 1 and 2, EAST 28TH TERRACE, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, formerly platted as Lot 9, Block 7, in CHAPARRAL, an Addition to the City of Lawre ence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 1525 East 28th Terrace, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the “Property”)


East, chord distance 28.90 feet), to the point of beginning, commonly known as 2532 Crestline Court, Lawrence, KS 66047 (the “Property”)

collect a debt and any in- (First Published in the Law- the above-named defendformation obtained will be rence Daily Journal-World, ants and the unknown November 25, 2013) used for that purpose. heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF creditors and assigns of Prepared By: DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS any deceased defendants; South & Associates, P.C. CIVIL DEPARTMENT Kristen G. Stroehmann the unknown spouses of (KS # 10551) any defendants; the unU.S. Bank National 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 known officers, successors, Association Overland Park, KS 66211 trustees, creditors and asPlaintiff, (913)663-7600 signs of any defendants (913)663-7899 (Fax) that are existing, dissolved vs. Attorneys For Plaintiff or dormant corporations; (162764) the unknown executors, adMyk D. Barta; Ronda R. ________ ministrators, devisees, Barta; John Doe trustees, creditors, succes(First Published in the Law(Tenant/Occupant); Mary sors and assigns of any derence Daily Journal-World, Doe (Tenant/Occupant); fendants that are or were November 25, 2013) First Select Inc., partners or in partnership; Defendants. the unknown guardians, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF conservators and trustees DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Case No. 13CV531 of any defendants that are CIVIL DEPARTMENT Court Number: 1 minors or are under any lePursuant to K.S.A. gal disability; and the unGreen Tree Servicing LLC Chapter 60 known heirs, executors, adPlaintiff, ministrators, devisees, NOTICE OF SUIT trustees, creditors and asvs. signs of any person alleged THE STATE OF KANSAS, to to be deceased, and all Jessica M. Bellew n/k/a Jes- the above-named defend- other persons who are or sica M. McVey; Jennifer L. ants and the unknown may be concerned. McVey a/k/a Jennifer Lorheirs, executors, adminisraine McVey; John Doe trators, devisees, trustees, You are notified that a Peti(Tenant/Occupant); Mary creditors and assigns of tion has been filed in the Doe (Tenant/Occupant); any deceased defendants; District Court of Douglas Mortgage Centre, L.C.; Unthe unknown spouses of County, Kansas, praying to known spouse, if any, of any defendants; the un- foreclose a real estate Jennifer L. McVey, known officers, successors, mortgage on the following Defendants. trustees, creditors and as- described real estate: signs of any defendants Case No. 13CV528 that are existing, dissolved Lot 3, in Block 3, in PALCourt Number: 1 or dormant corporations; MYRA ESTATES, a subdiviPursuant to K.S.A. the unknown executors, ad- sion in Baldwin City, as Chapter 60 ministrators, devisees, shown by the recorrded trustees, creditors, succes- plat thereof, in Douglas NOTICE OF SUIT sors and assigns of any de- County, Kansas, commonly fendants that are or were known as 108 North 1st TerTHE STATE OF KANSAS, to partners or in partnership; race, Baldwin City, KS the above-named defend- the unknown guardians, 66006 (the “Property”) ants and the unknown conservators and trustees heirs, executors, adminis- of any defendants that are and all those defendants trators, devisees, trustees, minors or are under any le- who have not otherwise creditors and assigns of gal disability; and the un- been served are required to any deceased defendants; known heirs, executors, ad- plead to the Petition on or the unknown spouses of ministrators, devisees, before the 13th day of Januany defendants; the un- trustees, creditors and as- ary, 2014, in the District known officers, successors, signs of any person alleged Court of Douglas trustees, creditors and as- to be deceased, and all County,Kansas. If you fail signs of any defendants other persons who are or to plead, judgment and dethat are existing, dissolved may be concerned. cree will be entered in due or dormant corporations; course upon the Petition. the unknown executors, ad- You are notified that a Petiministrators, devisees, tion has been filed in the NOTICE trustees, creditors, succes- District Court of Douglas Pursuant to the Fair Debt sors and assigns of any de- County, Kansas, praying to Collection Practices Act, 15 fendants that are or were foreclose a real estate U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforpartners or in partnership; mortgage on the following mation concerning the colthe unknown guardians, described real estate: lection of this debt may be conservators and trustees given without the prior conof any defendants that are Lot Eighty Six (86), WIN- sent of the consumer given minors or are under any le- CHESTER ESTATES NO. 3, in directly to the debt collecgal disability; and the un- the City of Eudora, Doug- tor or the express permisknown heirs, executors, ad- las County, Kansa as, com- sion of a court of compeministrators, devisees, monly known as 1610 Sav- tent jurisdiction. The debt trustees, creditors and as- age Street, Eudora, KS collector is attempting to signs of any person alleged 66025 (the “Property”) collect a debt and any into be deceased, and all formation obtained will be other persons who are or and all those defendants used for that purpose. may be concerned. who have not otherwise been served are required to Prepared By: You are notified that a Peti- plead to the Petition on or South & Associates, P.C. tion has been filed in the before the 6th day of Janu- Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) District Court of Douglas ary, 2014, in the District 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 County, Kansas, praying to Court of Douglas Overland Park, KS 66211 foreclose a real estate County,Kansas. If you fail (913)663-7600 mortgage on the following to plead, judgment and de- (913)663-7899 (Fax) described real estate: cree will be entered in due Attorneys For Plaintiff course upon the Petition. (162873) Beginning at the North________ west corner of Lot Two (2), NOTICE Block Two (2), Prairie View Pursuant to the Fair Debt Addition, a Su ubdivision in Collection Practices Act, 15 (First Published in the Lawthe City of Lawrence, U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforrence Daily Journal-World, Douglas County, Kansas; mation concerning the colDecember 2, 2013) thence North 88° 53’ 15” lection of this debt may be East, along the North line given without the prior conIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF of said Lot Two (2), 47.50 sent of the consumer given DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS feet; thence South 01° 05’ directly to the debt collecCIVIL DEPARTMENT e tor or the express permis08” East, 135.06 feet to the South line of said Lot Two sion of a court of compeGreen Tree Servicing LLC (2); thence South 88° 53’ tent jurisdiction. The debt Plaintiff, 15” West, along the South collector is attempting to line 47.44 feet to the collect a debt and any invs. Southwest corner of said formation obtained will be Lot Two (2); thence North used for that purpose. Larry L. Valencia; Tammy R. 01° 06’ 45” West, along the Valencia; John Doe West line of said Lot Two Prepared By: (Tenant/Occupant); Mary (2), 135.06 feet to the point South & Associates, P.C. Doe (Tenant/Occupant); of beginning. Also known Kristen G. Stroehmann Wells Fargo Financial Kanas Lot Two-A (2A), Block (KS # 10551) sas, Inc. ; Wells Fargo Bank, Two (2), a Pplat of Survey 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 N.A., successor in interest for Lot Two (2), Block Two Overland Park, KS 66211 to Wells Fargo Financial (2), Prairie View Addition, (913)663-7600 Bank, commonly known as 2307 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Defendants. East 27th Terrace, Law- Attorneys For Plaintiff rence, KS 66046 (the (137015) Case No. 13CV550 “Property”) ________ Court Number: 5 Pursuant to K.S.A. and all those defendants Chapter 60 who have not otherwise been served are required to (First Published in the LawNOTICE OF SUIT plead to the Petition on or rence Daily Journal-World, before the 6th day of Janu- December 2, 2013) THE STATE OF KANSAS, to ary, 2014, in the District the above-named defendCourt of Douglas IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ants and the unknown County,Kansas. If you fail DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS heirs, executors, administo plead, judgment and deCIVIL DEPARTMENT trators, devisees, trustees, cree will be entered in due creditors and assigns of course upon the Petition. Nationstar Mortgage LLC any deceased defendants; d/b/a Champion Mortgage the unknown spouses of NOTICE Company any defendants; the unPursuant to the Fair Debt Plaintiff, known officers, successors, Collection Practices Act, 15 trustees, creditors and asU.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforvs. signs of any defendants mation concerning the colthat are existing, dissolved lection of this debt may be Ruth L. Lewellen; John Doe or dormant corporations; given without the prior con(Tenant/Occupant); Mary the unknown executors, adsent of the consumer given Doe (Tenant/Occupant); ministrators, devisees, directly to the debt collecUnited States of America, trustees, creditors, succestor or the express permis- Department of Housing and sors and assigns of any desion of a court of compe- Urban Development; United fendants that are or were tent jurisdiction. The debt States of America, Depart- partners or in partnership; collector is attempting to ment of Housing and Urban the unknown guardians, collect a debt and any inDevelopment; Unknown conservators and trustees formation obtained will be spouse, if any, of Ruth L. of any defendants that are used for that purpose. Lewellen, minors or are under any leDefendants. gal disability; and the unPrepared By: known heirs, executors, adSouth & Associates, P.C. Case No. 13CV543 ministrators, devisees, Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Court Number: 1 trustees, creditors and as6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Pursuant to K.S.A. signs of any person alleged Overland Park, KS 66211 Chapter 60 to be deceased, and all (913)663-7600 other persons who are or (913)663-7899 (Fax) NOTICE OF SUIT may be concerned. Attorneys For Plaintiff (159768) THE STATE OF KANSAS, to ________

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 13th day of January, 2014, in the District Court of Douglas County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and deand all those defendants cree will be entered in due who have not otherwise course upon the Petition. been served are required to NOTICE plead to the Petition on or before the 6th day of Janu- Pursuant to the Fair Debt ary, 2014, in the District Collection Practices Act, 15 Court of Douglas U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforCounty,Kansas. If you fail mation concerning the colto plead, judgment and de- lection of this debt may be cree will be entered in due given without the prior consent of the consumer given course upon the Petition. directly to the debt collecNOTICE tor or the express permisPursuant to the Fair Debt sion of a court of compeCollection Practices Act, 15 tent jurisdiction. The debt U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- collector is attempting to mation concerning the col- collect a debt and any inlection of this debt may be formation obtained will be given without the prior con- used for that purpose. sent of the consumer given directly to the debt collec- Prepared By: tor or the express permis- South & Associates, P.C. sion of a court of compe- Kristen G. Stroehmann tent jurisdiction. The debt (KS # 10551) collector is attempting to 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 collect a debt and any in- Overland Park, KS 66211 formation obtained will be (913)663-7600 used for that purpose. (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff Prepared By: (70391) ________ South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) (First Published in the Law6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 rence Daily Journal-World, Overland Park, KS 66211 November 25, 2013) (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Attorneys For Plaintiff DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS (152397) CIVIL DEPARTMENT ________ Green Tree Servicing LLC (First Published in the LawPlaintiff, rence Daily Journal-World, December 2, 2013) vs. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC Plaintiff,

The unknown heirs of Larry F. McGlinn, Jr., deceased; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Ashley McGlinn; Peoples Bank, Defendants.

vs. David A. Higgins; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Unknown spouse, if any, of David A. Higgins, Defendants. Case No. 13CV526 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT



THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown (First Published in the Law- heirs, executors, adminisrence Daily Journal-World, trators, devisees, trustees, November 25, 2013) creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF the unknown spouses of DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS any defendants; the unCIVIL DEPARTMENT known officers, successors, trustees, creditors and asNationstar Mortgage LLC signs of any defendants Plaintiff, that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; vs. the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, Julie L. Grauer a/k/a Julie trustees, creditors, succesGrauer; John Doe sors and assigns of any de(Tenant/Occupant); Mary fendants that are or were Doe (Tenant/Occupant); partners or in partnership; Unknown spouse, if any, of the unknown guardians, Julie L. Grauer; City of conservators and trustees Lawrence, Kansas, of any defendants that are Defendants. minors or are under any legal disability; and the unCase No. 13CV525 known heirs, executors, adCourt Number: 5 ministrators, devisees, Pursuant to K.S.A. trustees, creditors and asChapter 60 signs of any person alleged to be deceased, and all NOTICE OF SUIT other persons who are or may be concerned. THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defend- You are notified that a Petiants and the unknown tion has been filed in the heirs, executors, adminis- District Court of Douglas trators, devisees, trustees, County, Kansas, praying to creditors and assigns of foreclose a real estate any deceased defendants; mortgage on the following the unknown spouses of described real estate: any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, Part of Lot 19, Block 1, in trustees, creditors and as- Skie Subdivision No. 3, a signs of any defendants Replat of a portion of Lot that are existing, dissolved 3, in Auto Plaza Subdivior dormant corporations; sion, in the City of Lawthe unknown executors, ad- rence, Douglas County, ministrators, devisees, Kansas, described as foltrustees, creditors, succes- lows: sors and assigns of any defendants that are or were Begiinning at the Southeast partners or in partnership; corner of said Lot 19; the unknown guardians, thence North 26 degrees conservators and trustees 08’ 47” East, along the Eas st of any defendants that are line of said Lot 19, a disminors or are under any le- tance of 112.72 feet; gal disability; and the un- thence leaving said East known heirs, executors, ad- line, North 63 degre ees 29’ ministrators, devisees, 49” West, a distance of trustees, creditors and as- 41.12 feet; thence South 20 signs of any person alleged degrees 02’ 00” West, a to be deceased, and all distance of 114.97 feet to a other persons who are or point on the South line of may be concerned. said Lot 19; thence East along said South line and You are notified that a Peti- allong a curve to the right, tion has been filed in the having a radius of 310.00 District Court of Douglas feet, an arc distance of County, Kansas, praying to 28.91 feet, (Chord bears foreclose a real estate South 66 degrees 30’ 42” mortgage on the following

Case No. 13CV527 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: LOT FIVE (5), BLOCK TWO (2), EDGEWOOD PARK NO. 4, A REPLAT OF TRACT A AND BLOCKS 4 AND 5 OF EDGEWOOD PARK NO. 3, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, commonly known as 1922 Clare Road, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 6th day of January, 2014, in the District Court of Douglas County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to





You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate:

BERED FIFTEEN (15), RANGE NUMBERED TWENTY (20), DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. THIS DEED WAS REFILED TO CORRECT THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION PREVIOUSLY RECORDED IN RECORD BOOK 1051, PAGE 3955 Lot 3A, as shown by the AND FILED JULY 8, 2009 AT plat of Survey of the Lot 3:59 P.M. split of Lots 2 and 3 in Block 3 in Pioneer Riidge You are required to plead in West No. 7 filed in Plat response to the petition on Book 15 at Page 799 in the or before January 24, 2014 Office of the Register of at 10:30 a.m. in the Court at Deeds of Dougllas County, Douglas County, Kansas. If Kansas, commonly known you fail to plead or appear as 4517 Grove Drive, Law- therein, judgment and derence, KS 66049 (the cree will be entered in due “Property”) course upon the Petition. Please take notice and govand all those defendants ern yourself accordingly. who have not otherwise been served are required to Prepared by: plead to the Petition on or Darryl Graves #08991 before the 13th day of Janu- Darryl Graves, A Profesary, 2014, in the District sional Law Corporation Court of Douglas 1040 New Hampshire St. County,Kansas. If you fail Lawrence, Kansas 66044 to plead, judgment and de- (785) 843-8117; FAX (785) cree will be entered in due 843-0492 course upon the Petition. Attorney for Petitioners NOTICE ________ Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- (First published in the Lawmation concerning the col- rence Daily Journal-World lection of this debt may be December 9, 2013) given without the prior consent of the consumer given IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF directly to the debt collec- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS tor or the express permisIn the Matter of the Estate sion of a court of compeof tent jurisdiction. The debt HEATHER LEE WATGEN, collector is attempting to Deceased. collect a debt and any information obtained will be Case No. 13-PR-210 used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (122853) ________


You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in this Court by Thomas M. Watgen, one of the heirs of Heather Lee Watgen, deceased, praying: (Published in the Lawrence Descent be determined of following described Daily Journal-World Decem- the real estate: ber 9, 2013) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL ACTIONS IN THE MATTER OF QUIETING TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY IN THE NAME OF JONATHAN GREENHAM and LAURA EILEEN GREENAM, Case No. 13CV551 Div. No. 1 Pursuant to Chapter 60 of Kansas Statutes Annotated NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to any unknown legal owner(s) and/or lien holder(s), and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, guardians, conservators, partnerships, corporations, successors, creditors and assigns of any unknown deceased legal owner(s) and/or lien holder(s); and all other persons who are or may be concerned: You are hereby notified that a Verified Petition to Quiet Title has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by Jonathan Greenham and Laura Eileen Greenham praying for judgment quieting title in them the real property described below:

One-half (1/2) interest in the following: Lot 12, in Block 1, in Deerfield Woods Subdivision No. 1, a Subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 3208 Sherwood Dr., Lawrence, Kansas. owned by decedent at the time of death. And that such personal property owned by the decedent at the time of death be assigned pursuant to the laws of intestate succession. You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before the 2nd day of January, 2014, at 10:00 o’clock A.M. in the City of Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. THOMAS M. WATGEN Petitioner

BRIAN M. JACQUES Sloan Eisenbarth Glassman McEntire & Jarboe, LLC 534 S. Kansas Avenue Suite 1000 Topeka KS 66603 (785) 357-6311 Attorneys for Petitioner ________ ALL OF SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN (16), LESS 2.5 ACRES (Published in the Lawrence RECORDED IN BOOK 215, Daily Journal-World DecemPAGE 202, AND ALL OF SUB- ber 9, 2013) DIVISION SEVENTEEN (17) AND ALL THAT PART OF PUBLIC NOTICE SUBDIVISION NUMBERED FIFTEEN (15) LYING NORTH Pursuant to Kansas Self OF A LINE EXTENDED WEST Storage Facility Act, the FROM AND PARALLEL WITH contents of the following THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID units will be sold by sealed SUBDIVISION SIXTEEN (16) bids on December 31, 2013, AND A STRIP OF LAND LY- at 1717 W. 31st 9:00 AM and ING BETWEEN SAID SUBDI- 816 E. Lynn St. 9:15 AM VISION NO. FIFTEEN (15) Lawrence, KS. Please call AND SUBDIVISION NO. 842-8411 the day before the FOURTEEN (14), EXTENDING auction to confirm exact loNORTH FROM THE SAME cations and times, as they BASE LINE EXTENDED WEST are subject to change. FROM SUBDIVISION NUMBERED SIXTEEN (16) TO A Carol Alvarez A13 PO9INT EVEN WITH THE Emmanuel Emeni B41 NORTH LINE OF SUBDIVI- Nadine Hundelt C93 SION NUMBERED FIFTEEN Amanda Jackson C102 (15) ALL IN PRAIRIE CITY James Fraizer 1204 “VACATED” NUMBER THIR- Tiffani Jones 41 TEEN (13), FOURTEEN (14) Sean Armstrong 1010 AND THIRTY TWO (32) IN Gloria Windholz C86 NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION EIGHT (8), TOWN- All units are subject to recSHIP FIFTEEN (15), RANGE onciliation with owner of TWENTY (20) ASL THE record before sale date. THREE CORNERED LOTS The contents of said units KNOWN AS THE KIRTZ LOT are in storage at A1 LocaNORTH OF SUBDIVISION tions: 816 Lynn, 1717 W. NUMBER THIRTY ONE (31) 31st St., Lawrence, KS. SOUTHEAST OF THE RAIL- Phone 785-842-8411. ROAD, BETWEEN RAILROAD ________ AND THE CROSS ROADS IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION FIVE (5), TOWNSHIP FIFTEEN (15), RANGE TWENTY (20), AND LYING IN SECTIONS NUMBERED FIVE ( 5) AND EIGHT (8) IN TOWNSHIP NUM-

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want to be near him. Our relationship still feels kind of strained. I don’t know what to think anymore. What should I do? — Bewildered and Worried Dear Bewildered: We would not presume to tell you what happened to you as a child, if anything actually did, or whether it involved your father. We suggest you seek therapy, although we do not recommend those who claim to specialize in “recovered” memories of abuse. This

Sondheim documentary stands out On a night filled with musical treats, the documentary “Six by Sondheim” (8 p.m., HBO) stands out. I can’t claim to be a huge fan of the contemporary musical, or of some of Stephen Sondheim’s demanding and cerebral scores. But “Six” is an exemplary documentary — an astounding example of what creative filmmakers can do with a compelling subject and a wealth of footage. The “Six” in the title refers to six songs by the lyricist and composer: “Something’s Coming,” ‘‘Opening Doors,” ‘‘Send in the Clowns,” ‘‘I’m Still Here,” ‘‘Being Alive” and “Sunday.” The film features original interpretations of these numbers by Audra McDonald, Jarvis Cocker, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, America Ferrera and Sondheim himself. The real power of the film comes in the use of overlapping interview footage with the composer. O An annual holiday season treat, musical competition “The Sing-Off” (8 p.m., NBC) returns with 10 a cappella groups. This year’s panel includes Jewel, Ben Folds and Shawn Stockman. Nick Lachey hosts. This seven-episode series concludes Monday, Dec. 23. O On a related note, Candace Cameron Bure hosts “K-Love Music City Christmas” (7 p.m., UP), and Ryan Seacrest hosts the “One Direction iHeartRadio Album Release Party” (8 p.m., CW). O So famous and beloved that they hardly need last names, two country music legends discuss their careers on “Dolly & Kenny: An Intimate Conversation” (8 p.m.).

Tonight’s holiday highlights O Fred Astaire narrates the 1970 holiday special “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town” (7 p.m., ABC). O Po fears he may be too busy around the holidays in the “Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special” (7 p.m., CW), from 2010. O Hormones ruin Ralphie in the 2012 sequel “A Christmas Story 2” (7 p.m., CMT). O Amnesia strikes in the 2009 cartoon “Merry Madagascar” (7:30 p.m., CW). OFour families up the wattage on “The Great Christmas Light Fight” (8 p.m., ABC). Tonight’s other highlights OSemifinalists perform live on “The Voice” (7 p.m., NBC). O Witness protection on “Almost Human” (7 p.m., Fox). O The two-part miniseries “Bonnie & Clyde” (8 p.m., A&E, History and Lifetime) concludes. O The Chicago Bears host the Dallas Cowboys on “Monday Night Football” (7:25 p.m., ESPN).

BIRTHDAYS Actor Kirk Douglas is 97. Actor Beau Bridges is 72. Football Hallof-Famer Dick Butkus is 71. Actor John Malkovich is 60. Singer Donny Osmond is 56. Actress Felicity Huffman is 51. is 43. Actor Jesse Metcalfe is 35. Olympic gold and silver medal gymnast McKayla Maroney is 18.

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type of therapy is not re- rent abuse is physical. liable. Ask your doctor Sibling relationships are to refer you. complicated, and there is often physical fightDear Annie: “Little ing and hitting when Sister in Need” told you siblings are younger. about her abusive older While we don’t condone brother, and you told such behavior, we also her to “stop taking it know that the physical personally”? She wasn’t side usually stops when talking about disagree- the siblings reach adultments. She cited his be- hood. It does not necesing “verbally, psycho- sarily carry over to his logically and at times wife and child, nor does physically abusive.” it seem so from her letYou should have told ter, although she cerher that what’s going on tainly can investigate. is abuse and, if he gets He lashes out at his sisp h y s i c a l , c o n s t i t u t e s ter because this is the domestic violence. She dynamic they have had needs to talk to a do- for 20 years. If speakmestic violence coun- ing to a therapist would selor and be alert for be helpful for her, we signs that he’s also agree that this is an exabusing his wife and cellent idea. However, Universal Crossword child. Odds are that he it also would help if she is. Abusers rarely limit changed her response to Edited by Timothy E. Parker December 9, 2013 themselves to just one her brother, not only be49 48 Gaggle 12 Cigar victim. — Judy cause it would force him ACROSS 51 formation residue to change how he speaks 1 Final Greek 50 Attack word 13 Sheep bleat Dear Judy: Many to her, but also because 6 letter Intensifies 52 After 18 Come before 54 readers agree with you, it could improve her 56 (with “up”) expenses 19 Any but we did not get the perception of her own 10 Spill the amount foursome beans 53 Blackthorn 23 Recommend 57 impression that the cur- strength in his presence.


For Monday, Dec. 9, 2013: This year you will feel torn between impulsiveness and careful planning. A mixture of both might deliver the results you seek. 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) +++ You will handle the back and forth of a situation well, though you would prefer clarity. Schedule some time with a boss or someone you care about. Tonight: Vanish with care; try not to leave tracks! Taurus (April 20-May 20) ++++ Look at the many facets involved in a decision. You might feel as if it is more complicated than it is. Tonight: Catch up on news. Gemini (May 21-June 20) +++ You could feel pressured by others’ expectations. Focusing on what is important might be difficult right now. Tonight: Till the wee hours. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ++++ In order to achieve a long-term goal, you must stop reacting to a difficult situation. Given time, you might understand where others are coming from. Tonight: Make a couple phone calls before you decide. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ++++ Your instincts will guide you in the right direction. Use your creativity to loosen up a partner. You will see this person go from stern to easygoing as a result. Tonight: Pretend it is Friday night. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ++++ You might question someone’s authority, but the right thing to do is to follow this person’s instructions. A family situation could distract you. Tonight: Say

“yes” to an offer. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) +++ You are easygoing, yet know exactly what you want. You will need to be more verbal so that others understand your chosen direction. Tonight: Squeeze in a visit to the gym. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ++++ Let go of any mental interference. Go with your gut feeling, especially regarding a creative project. You will know what to do. Tonight: Enjoy time with a loved one. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) ++++ You might feel as if you can handle everything. Listen to news more openly from a partner; this information could be nothing less than good news. Tonight: Your inner voice speaks. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ++++ Keep communication flowing, and refuse to be closed off. Establish your boundaries. You and others will be more comfortable if you do. Tonight: Be careful — you could overindulge! Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) +++ Approach a matter differently, with more openness than in the past. You seem to want to move forward. Do not let a difficult friend or stern associate sap your strength. Tonight: Relax. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ++++ Allow your creativity to flourish when speaking to others or when working through problems. You will be amazed by the results. Tonight: Whatever feels right.

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Dear Annie: I am a woman in my mid-30s, and think I may have been molested when I was young. I have little memory of my childhood up until age 13. But I do know that when my friends played with their Barbie dolls, they had her driving around, going on dates and dressing up pretty. I pretended she was having sex with Ken. Other kids played house, but I pretended to be the dad and would get on top of my younger sister and rub against her. When I was 14, I made out with my 8-year-old stepcousin until his mother caught me, and for years after, he refused to talk to me. When I was 16, I kissed my best friend’s 10-yearold brother. I don’t remember anything specifically. I only remember having a bad dream once that my dad molested me, and for years afterward, I didn’t


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