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The University Theatre performs two mysteries. PAGE 6 One student at the University chose KU instead of baseball. PAGE 7 The University and the graduate teaching assistants have reached an agreement on some issues, but still disagree on others. PAGE 8

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Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of 10 and be considered a good performer. Ted Williams

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The University has plans to renovate weaver Courtyard. PAGE 3 Property owners submitted preliminary proposal for the redevelopment at 12th and indiana streets. PAGE 4 a woman plans to roll 15 miles in her wheelchair to raise money for surgery on her dogs aCl. PAGE 5

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noisy residences beware; the city is cracking down on nuisances. PAGES 11 reporter Dani hurst reviews the she wants revenge concert. PAGE 12 what to do and where to do it in the lawrence/Kansas City/Topeka area for the next week. PAGE 20

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Dejuan atway suggests five ways to promote the all-star game. PAGE 13

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Fred a. Davis iii gives his opinion of how the football team will fare next season and a soundtrack to go along with it . PAGE 13

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SPORTS BRIEFS Check out whats going on in the world of sports. PAGE 16

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1. The Crossing under fire 2. Davis: Weddings not unlike sports 3. CLAS differential tuition possible 4. Davis: Next years NBA draft could have a KU angle 5. KU receives NCAA grant

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way to help him with major issues of the university, as a special assistant to the chancellor. given the realities of KU, I agree with the decision, Cart tar said. KU is an institution with a lot of different pieces and things going on. other changes include the reporting line. Individuals who previously reported to the executive vice chancellor will now report to Lynn Bretz, the new director of university communications. She will report directly to Chancellor Hemenway. The only person who will not report to Bretz is Keith yehle, the director of government relations, who will report directly to the chancellor. Carttar said as soon as he knows he is not able to help the process of the program he will be the first to say its time for him to leave the university. I am a KU graduate and Lawrence native, I bleed crimson and blue. I came to KU for one reason only, to help execute its mission and deliver value to Kansas, Carttar said. Chancellor Hemenway created the position of executive vice chancellor years ago to generate structure within the university, as well as handle government relations and marketing. Kansas, Carttar said. Adrienne Bommarito
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Couple donates money for project


University of Kansas alumnus Larry J. Borden and his wife Nancy of Colorado Springs, Colo., recently donated $100,000 to the K.S. Boots Adams Alumni Center at KU that will go toward a landscaping project and an outdoor events plaza. The Borden Family Plaza was designed to accompany the new Docking Family gateway at the Northeast entrance to campus on Jayhawk Boulevard. The plaza will play host to outdoor events. The donation also provided the Alumni Association with enough funding to plant flowers, add lightning and take down fencing and pillars in the front of the Alumni Center. Larry Borden was a 1962 graduate with a degree in business and he received his masters in 1967. He was the chairman of the Alumni Associations national board in 2004 to 2005. We are grateful to Larry and Nancy for their wonderful gift and their many years of loyalty as KU volunteers, said Kevin Corbett, Alumni Association president in a press release. Larry and Nancy set the standard for KU hospitality, and well continue that tradition with great events on the Borden Family Plaza. Tom Slaughter

KU receives grant from NASA


on June 28, NASA awarded a grant for more than $600,000 to the University of Kansas as part of its Advanced Information Systems Technology Program. This program processes and stores Earth science data more effectively using satellites and ground-based sensors, according to a spokeswoman from NASA. The program also supports NASAs plan to return astronauts to the moon, called vision for Space Exploration. A panel of judges chose the 28 grant recipients from a group of 99 applicants, some of which were universities while others were companies and labs. Costas Tsatsoulis, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will lead the research here at the University with the $638,296 grant. Tsatsoulis was out of the country and could not be reached for comment. Jack Weinstein

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Chancellor adds, discards positions


Reorganization of the office of External Affairs has eliminated the position of executive vice chancellor, and has redistributed duties among existing positions. The changes will begin July 15. Paul Carttar, former executive vice chancellor, will work alongside Chancellor Hemen-

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Last weeks The University Daily Kansan contained an error. The article Bars run may end, mis spelled yello Sub.

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Courtyards beautification to begin


By Tom SlaughTer
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In recent years, Weaver Courtyard a campus landmark adjacent to the Museum of Anthropology has looked shaggy and run-down. Years of inattention combined with the microburst in March have left the area in dismal condition. The University of Kansas, however, has plans to rejuvenate the area and turn the downtrodden spot into the beautiful courtyard it once was. The University has completed the planning stages for the courtyard beautification, but the actual reconstruction will probably not be completed until the fall or early spring, Jeffery B. Weinberg, assistant to the chancellor, said. There is no specific timetable for completion because the work needs to be done in several stages, Weinberg said. The first stage will revolve around replacing the red, square tiling of the courtyard floor. The second stage will involve the ordering and installing of benches into the courtyard. The final stage will involve the placement of new artwork. The new artwork was donated by the Spencer Museum of Art. It consists of

four modern pieces sculpted by Kansas City, Mo., artist Richard Hollander. The courtyard was dedicated on June 19, 1960, by the Weaver family of Lawrence and the M.T. Veatch family of Kansas City, Mo., in memoriam of Art Weaver, who founded Weavers Department Store Inc., 901 Massachusetts St. The original courtyard was dedicated with three works of art: a 17th century fountain piece by Legros, a sculpture entitled Resurrection by German sculptor Georg Kolbe and a bust of PierreAuguste Renoir by French painter and sculptor Aristide Maillol. The Maillol bust was stolen in December 1967. The remaining works were removed on April 21, 1970, and were placed in the art museum. They have remained there since. Weinberg said that this time the University was going to take measures to assure that none of the new artwork could be stolen. After the restoration, the Hollander pieces will be anchored permanently so that theres no reasonable possibility of theft, Weinberg said. While the idea of reinstalling the Kolbe sculpture and the Legros fountain piece would seem ideal, Weinberg said that the pieces were simply too

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Emily Louni, Watson Library employee, and Nazim Louni, Algeria graduate student, enjoy lunch in the garden just south of The Museum of Anthropology.

valuable and too delicate to go back outside. He estimated that they were originally worth $5,000, but as the value of art has increased in recent years, they are now probably worth more than $250,000. Weinberg estimated the project

would cost between $10,000 and $12,000. The costs are being funded by private donations. Joe Flannery, president and CEO of Weavers, expressed excitement over the planned improvements to the courtyard, and said Weavers was

making a donation to the University for the project. Its going to be a beautiful courtyard for people to enjoy, Flannery said. Naturally, were ecstatic about it. Edited by Dani Hurst

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Plan calls for The Crossing, Dingos, parking lot and house to be removed
By jack weinstein

New zoning plan proposed


Kansan staff writer

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Each day, it appears The Crossings best days are behind it. On June 30, a preliminary proposal was submitted to the Lawrence/Douglas County planning office for the redevelopment of the corner at 12th and Indiana streets where The Crossing, 618 W. 12th St., Yello Sub, 624 W. 12th St., and Head Rush, 622 W. 12th St., currently reside. The plan was submitted by Skyscapes of Lawrence LLC, a development company owned by Manhattan attorney Robert Pottroff, and Jeff and Kathy Morrow, Yello Sub and Head Rush property owners. When asked if the Morrows and Pottroff were officially partners on the proposal, Jeff Morrow said he and his wife and Pottroff were co-applicants. Pottroff said he and the Morrows were business associates, and added that there are very few partnerships in the world. Its a term of art, Pottroff said referring to the word partnership. Terms of association aside, the Morrows and Pottroff own the property that occupies the space for the proposed building. The proposal, authored by Incite Design Studio of Lenexa, requires that The Crossing, Dingos and the parking lot behind Dingos be removed. Dingos is located behind The Crossing and has been closed for more than a year. The building occupied by Yello Sub and Head Rush and the house behind Yello Sub at 1142 Indiana also need to be removed. A five

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This artists rendering shows the preliminary development plan for Indiana and 12th Streets, where The Crossing is located. A Manhattan attorney bought the building and plans to build a five-story commercial and residential development.

ture would have more than just one zoning use. The area at 12th and Indiana Streets is currently zoned for commercial use with The Crossing, Yello Sub and Head

The code just needed to be changed.


Mike Goans, chairman of the lawrence Board of Zoning appeals
story, mixed use structure could then be built at the corner. Mixed use is a zoning term that means the proposed struc-

Rush and is zoned as residential dormitory for the apartment complexes that surround it. The proposed structure would combine

the two and is called a planned commercial development district. It requires that the corner be rezoned to accommodate the proposal. The plans indicated that the building would extend from the edge of the Hawks Pointe III apartment complex parking lot to Indiana and 12th Street to the edge of Oread Heights Apartments, 1140 Indiana. The preliminary plans for the 34,000 square-foot building would include 15 condominiums of the two- and three-bedroom variety, space for a sit-down res-

taurant, a fast food restaurant and a specialty retail shop. Parking spaces would line Indiana and 12th streets for the retail shops and an underground two-story parking garage would give its residents off-street parking. The plan indicates that the sitdown restaurant may be used for a coffee shop, the fast food restaurant as a deli and the specialty retail shop as a hair salon. The intended purposes were listed in parentheses. The intended uses for the commercial space were subject to change in the preliminary proposal.

The submission of the plan came before a city-wide zoning change was adopted. The change was implemented because the old city code was outdated, Holly Krebs, chairwoman of the planning commission said. She added that it had been in use for the past 40 years and it needed a sweeping revision. It was a hodgepodge of additions and amendments, she said. The code just needed to be changed, Mike Goans, chairman of the Lawrence Board of Zoning appeals, said. The zoning change doesnt af-

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Roll-A-Thon for Marshall


Woman with Cerebral Palsy to raise money for her service dog, Marshall, who needs surgery on his torn ACL
would do whatever needs to be done to get him better. Marshall developed arKansan staff writer thritis in all four of his legs Marshall, an 8-year-old over the years, and the wear yellow lab, means the world and tear on his legs snapped to Lorraine Cannistra, a his back left ACL. He enjoys woman with Cerebral Palsy. life and lives it to the fullest even though he has trouble Marshall is walking, CanC a n n i s t r as nistra said. service dog, Marshall is just the I guess I who has a can learn a lot torn ACL in light of my life. from him, she his back left lOrraine Cannistra said. leg thats in So Cannisneed of an tra proposed expensive this: shed try surgery. Cannistra doesnt have enough to complete a 15-mile Rollmoney for the surgery, but A-Thon with the hopes that is willing to do anything for shed get enough donations her friend, even if it means to fund Marshalls surgery. trying to complete a 15-mile She said the operation would Roll-A-Thon in her wheel- cost about $1,500, but she wanted to raise more than chair for donations. Marshall is just the light that to cover any potential of my life, Cannistra said. I complications that may reBy dani hurst

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sult from the surgery. To put that distance into perspective, a 15-mile trip would be about one or two miles more than a roundtrip from the Kansas Union to Clinton Lake, 872 N. 1402 Road. Cannistra said she thinks itll take her a long time, but she plans on pacing herself and taking breaks as needed. All doubts aside, though, Cannistra is still sure this is what she wants to do. The Roll-A-Thon will take place July 15 at 6:30 a.m. Cannistra will roll 10 laps through the Naismith Valley Park, 24th street and Naismith Drive. Shes not sure if shell make it through the whole 15 miles, but hopes there will be people there to support her in her endeavor. EditedbyJanieceGatson

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Lorraine Cannistra will wheel 15 miles this Saturday to raise money for her dog, Marshall, so he can have surgery to repair a torn ACL. Cannistra, who has been affected by Cerebral Palsy since birth, will start her Roll-A-Thon at 6:30 a.m., Saturday, at Naismith Valley Park, 24th Street and Naismith Drive.

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By adrienne Bommartio

Mysteries on campus
abommarito@kansan.com
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The lights dim. The red curtain opens. Out walks Mrs. Roders, played by Lauren Marshall, Salina senior. There is so much to do and nowhere to start, Marshall said to Mr. Roders, played by Lawrence Henderson, Lansing senior. So much to do is exactly how the cast and crew of Kansas Mystery Theatre felt this past month as they prepared for the simultaneous productions of And Then There Were None and Somethings Afoot. University Theatre artistic director John Staniunas opted for a change in this summers productions. Staniunas decided to create a repertory company the same actors perform two dramas at the same time and thought murder mysteries would provide entertainment for the summer. And Then There Were None, originally Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie, is a murder mystery that keeps the audience guessing which character is the murderer. Somethings Afoot is a satirical musical based on Agatha Christies mysteries. Both performances are at the CraftonPreyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, just north of Allen Fieldhouse.

Auditions for the summer cast started at the end of May, and 10 individuals were selected. Those 10 people, along with crew, have put in six to nine hours every day rehearsing for the shows for the past months, according to John Gronbeck-Tedesco, director of And Then There Were None. Many said they thought the process of learning two characters was simple, but time-consuming. Gronbeck-Tedesco said the most difficult part wasnt the memorization of each show, but the hard work put into it. The actors werent concerned, however. They were ready for the real thing. Its getting old performing in that big open space with no one watching, Laura Fleming, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, senior, said. Marshall agreed. I always get opening night jitters, she said. But I think were ready. On the weekend of July 8, the theatre performed And Then There Were None, and beginning July 14 it will perform Somethings Afoot. The challenging part comes July 18 through July 23, when the cast and crew will switch plays every other night, starting with And Then There Were None. Acting as a repertory company gives experience to the students in performing more than one show at a time, something that most professional companies do during the summer. Its really great training, Gronbeck-Tedesco said.

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From left to right, actors Carter Waite, Courtney Schweitzer and Lawrence Henderson looks at the dead body of Erik LaPointe during a dress rehearsal of And Then There Were None last Wednesday in the Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall, just north of Allen Fieldhouse. The show is part of Kansas Mystery Theatre, which runs along with the show Somethings Afoot through July 23. It takes principles you learned and applies them to different stuff. For example, different theatre styles. Kelly Vogel, costume designer and Lawrence graduate student, said the worst part of designing costumes for two different shows was differentiating between the actors and the characters they play. She summed up the last month in one repeated word: confusing. Carter Royce Waite, Falmouth, Maine, senior, said he keeps his characters apart by the way he speaks. One character speaks nasally, while the

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Morel said owning his own baseball academy would be the best of both worlds. He could own a business and also have the perks of a hands-on job. I could wear gym shorts and a Tshirt to work everyday, he said. As a part of Barnstormers, recruiters saw the players compete regularly, something Morel also plans on doing for his academy. Twice a year Carswell had a showcase weekend when he invited recruiters from surrounding colleges to watch his high school teams play each other. However, Morel said there were recruiters at almost every tournament game. Nowadays, despite his love for baseball, Morel said he referees basketball games instead of baseball because of the conditions baseball referees deal with. Baseball is hard on the body, standing around for hours, Morel said. Its like youre a spectator with pads. For now, Morel will continue to play intramural baseball with his fraternity and dream of the day he can wear gym shorts and T-shirts to work. Edited by Dani Hurst

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Student recalls baseball days


By adrienne Bommarito

abommarito@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer

Jeff Morel used to play baseball competitively. That is, until he came to the University of Kansas. After touring the campus as an incoming freshman, Morel chose to attend KU rather than Fort Hays State, where he was offered a scholarship to play baseball. The KU campus, along with the friends he made through fraternity recruitment, convinced him to bleed crimson and blue. I decided to give up baseball and pursue a career in a fraternity, he said jokingly. Even though his competitive days are done, Morel still keeps active by playing intramural baseball with his fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, 1602 W. 15th St., refereeing basketball games and planning his post-college dream: opening a baseball academy. Morel started his baseball career at the young age of 2, when he still needed a stand to hold his baseball. And he just kept playing. During high school, Morel dedicated himself to baseball. He trained, strengthened his body and competed

to better himself and earn an athletic scholarship. Now a junior in communications, Morel is looking into the future to create a baseball academy like the K.C. Barnstormers, the academy he trained at in high school. Barnstormers, 9825 W. 67th St., in Merriam, offers lessons to those wanting to improve their baseball skills. Lessons are offered to people of all ages, but the real competitiveness is found in the high school players who try out for one of the four teams. The competition is extreme and Karl Carswell, owner of the Barnstormers, had to turn some people away. He wants to develop a core group of players to work well, Morel said. Back then, a regular summer week was hectic for Morel. Fielding and hitting practices were Monday through Wednesday, and tournaments were Thursday through Saturday. The teams often traveled to Tennessee, Oklahoma and Missouri for games. When he reminisced on his Barnstormer days, Morel remembered the challenges in training, but recalled the on-the-road stories with a smile, the ones of prankster high school boys cooped up in a hotel room.

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Baseball has always been a big part of Jeff Morel, Lenexa junior. Morel played in high school as a pitcher and outfielder and also played for the K.C. Barnstormers, a team for players who hope to play at the collegiate or professional level. While he doesnt plan on being a player, Morel hopes to one day open a baseball academy.

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University, GTAs at impasse


Mediator hired to facilitate negotiations between the two groups
By adrienne Bommarito

abommarito@kansan.com
Kansan staff writer

Representatives of the University of Kansas and the graduate teaching assistants have been negotiating an array of topics since May 2005. When an agreement couldnt be made, the University declared that the two parties had reached a stalemate and a mediator from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service was hired. The first mediation was held on June 27. Some smaller topics were agreed upon, but mediation will continue on July 12 to discuss topics both parties think have more value. All the things we care about, we are still working on, Kyle Waugh, mediation volunteer of the Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition, said. Standing topics include the limited amount of time GTAs have in which to graduate, the grievance

procedure and merit raises. The University set 10 semesters as the length of time GTAs have to finish their graduate degree. However, many think the limit is impossible because of the requirements individual departments have established. You cant just wave your magic wand and be done, Katy Martin, mediation volunteer of the GTAC, said. Waugh and Martin both think the process of earning a graduate degree in 10 semesters is difficult and affects the campus as a whole. Having a set time limit removed the most experienced teachers for undergraduate students from the classrooms. Those teachers are still at the University completing their degree, but they can no longer teach, Martin said. Lynn Bretz, director of University Communications, said the University thought the limit was doable. For those individuals unable to

complete their degree in 10 semesters, the University offers other options, such as being a graduate research assistant. Graduate teaching assistants are not a long-term employment, Bretz said. Martin agreed. None of us want to hang around here forever, Martin said. We want to finish our degree and make some money. The grievance procedure is the process that employees go through when they are unhappy with an issue. GTAs think the process is unjust because all complaints resort back to the provost office, which makes the ultimate decision. The GTAs proposed the idea of a committee compiled of representatives from the provost office and the GTAs, which would discuss the problem and figure out a solution. However, the provost would still have the ultimate decision.

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Brian Azcona, graduate teaching assistant of sociology, and other GTAs protest in front of Strong Hall February 14, 2006. The protesters called for the elimination of the 10-semester limit on GTA appointments. Azcona wore a pig mask and a sign on his back that read KU Bureaucrat.

Another issue being argued was merit raises. A merit raise is a set percentage given to faculty based on performance. The amount changes every year depending on how much money the University receives from Legislature. Departments evaluate their individual GTAs and merit raises are

awarded based on their performance. Recruiting top quality GTAs is important to the University, Bretz said. For us not to offer merit doesnt help recruit. However, the administration has denied every GTA for the past two years a merit raise, Waugh said.

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fect this plan. The owners would have had owners to develop. This would not happen overnight. Mito apply for a zoning change to accommodate their mixed use structure regard- chelle Leininger, an Area/Neighborhood planner with the planning office, said that less. The proposal has been submitted, but proposals often change before theyre apbefore this plan could come to fruition, proved. Krebs added that sometimes the steps of several things must happen with the city. The first step in the approval process getting a proposal passed go smoothly and starts with the planning office, the day-to- changes take a short amount of time, but it day city planning staff. The planning office doesnt always work like that. This proposal was no different. The rewould make a recommendation it does development wont not approve or deny a prohappen tomorrow. posal to the planning The project will commission, a board of 10 the project will unfold in the unfold in the comappointed officials and to ing months, Brian the Lawrence City Comcoming months. Foxworthy, an armission. Brian FOXwOrthy chitect with Incite This case was differarchitect with incite design studio Design Studio, the ent. The Hancock District, firm that submitted Oread Avenue to Missisthe proposal, said. sippi Street on west 12th Goans said its a Street, and the Snow House, slow process. 706 W. 12th St., were listed It may take six months, he said. on the National Register for historic places Krebs agreed with the six-month estiin Douglas County. Because the corner at 12th and Indiana streets was within 500 mate. It may be a long time before theres any feet of those historic landmarks, the Historic Resources Commission would have construction, she said. One group that had little control with to approve the proposal first. State law requires that planned proposals near historic any aspect of the process was the Oread Neighborhood Association. It was not a sites be reviewed. If approved by the resources commis- voting body, Leininger said. She added sion, the proposal would go before the that the Neighborhood Association could planning commission. If it was approved not like a proposal, fight a proposal with there, the city commission would then have the planning commission and city commission, but had no voting power to approve to approve it. If it was approved by those three de- its addition to the neighborhood. partments, that would conclude the govEdited by Dani Hurst ernmental process, allowing the property

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nior, said he keeps his characters apart by the way he speaks. One character speaks nasally, while the other sounds more natural. Because And Then There Were None is a play, it leaves room for error because accompaniment isnt present, Waite said. Going into the summer, Fleming thought the shows would be difficult to keep separate, but she found out she was wrong. Her characters are contrasting and even though the shows are both mysteries, they are different in styles. Somethings Afoot, directed by Staniunas, is a musical, so everything is choreographed. Fleming said she enjoys the musical because the style of the script allows the actors to be ridiculous in ways they normally wouldnt. I personally dont go walking around singing how lovely the world is, Fleming said. Edited by Dani Hurst

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Volunteers rated their reaction as one of their most meaningful life experiences
By malcolm ritter
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NEW YORK - People who took an illegal drug made from mushrooms reported profound mystical experiences that led to behavior changes lasting for weeks all part of an experiment that recalls the psychedelic 60s. Many of the 36 volunteers rated their reaction to a single dose of the drug, called psilocybin, as one of the most meaningful or spiritually significant experiences of their lives. Some compared it to the birth of a child or the death of a parent. Such comments just seemed unbelievable, said Roland Griffiths of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, the studys lead author. But dont try this at home, he warned. Absolutely dont. Almost a third of the research participants found the drug experience frightening even in the very

controlled setting. That suggests people experimenting with the illicit drug on their own could be harmed, Griffiths said. Viewed by some as a landmark, the study is one of the few rigorous looks in the past 40 years at a hallucinogens effects. The researchers suggest the drug someday may help drug addicts kick their habit or aid terminally ill patients struggling with anxiety and depression. It may also provide a way to study what happens in the brain during intense spiritual experiences, the scientists said. Funded in part by the federal government, the research was published online Tuesday by the journal Psychopharmacology. Psilocybin has been used for centuries in religious practices, and its ability to produce a mystical experience is no surprise. But the new work demonstrates it more clearly than before, Griffiths said. Even two months after taking the drug, pronounced SILL-oh-

SY-bin, most of the volunteers said the experience had changed them in beneficial ways, such as making them more compassionate, loving, optimistic and patient. Family members and friends said they noticed a difference, too. Charles Schuster, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience at Wayne State University and a former director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, called the work a landmark. I believe this is one of the most rigorously well-controlled studies ever done to evaluate psilocybin or similar substances for their potential to increase self-awareness and a sense of spirituality, he said. He did not participate in the research. Psilocybin, like LSD or mescaline, is one of a class of drugs called hallucinogens or psychedelics. While they have been studied by scientists in the past, research was largely shut down after widespread recreational abuse of the drugs during the 1960s, Griffiths said. Some work resumed in

the 1990s. Weve lost 40 years of (potential) research experience with this whole class of compounds, he said. Now, with modern-day scientific methods, I think its time to pick up this research field. The study volunteers had an average age of 46, had never used hallucinogens, and participated to some degree in religious or spiritual activities like prayer, meditation, discussion groups or religious services. Each tried psilocybin during one visit to the lab and the stimulant methylphenidate (better known as Ritalin) on one or two other visits. Only six of the volunteers knew when they were getting psilocybin. Each visit lasted eight hours. The volunteers lay on a couch in a livingroom-like setting, wearing an eye mask and listening to classical music. They were encouraged to focus their attention inward. Psilocybins effects lasted for up to six hours, Griffiths said. Twenty-two of the 36 volunteers reported having

a complete mystical experience, compared to four of those getting methylphenidate. That experience included such things as a sense of pure awareness and a merging with ultimate reality, a transcendence of time and space, a feeling of sacredness or awe, and deeply felt positive mood like joy, peace and love. People say they cant possibly put it into words, Griffiths said. Two months later, 24 of the participants filled out a questionnaire. Two-thirds called their reaction to psilocybin one of the five top most meaningful experiences of their lives. On another measure, one-third called it the most spiritually significant experience of their lives, with another 40 percent ranking it in the top five. About 80 percent said that because of the psilocybin experience, they still had a sense of well-being or life satisfaction that was raised either moderately or very much.

Police crack down on noise


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Simpson to co-host MTVs Real World Teen Choice awards cast member arraigned
Jessica simpsons schedule is getting even busier now that shes co-hosting the teen Choice awards. the eighth annual special will air live aug. 20 on Fox (8 p.m. edt ). her co-host will be announced at a later date, Fox said tuesday. at teen Choice 2006, simpson is nominated for choice movie breakout performance for her role as daisy duke in the dukes of hazzard, choice red carpet fashion icon and choice hottie. in the youth-centric ceremony, teen-friendly stars of film, television, music, sports and fashion win surfboard awards. voters can cast their ballots until aug. 11 on the Web sites teenpeople.com, Myspace.com, ign.com and Fox.com. simpson, 26, stars in the comedy employee of the Month, which opens sept. 15. her new album, a Public affair, debuts aug. 29. she and nick lachey, who costarred in the Mtv reality show newlyweds: nick & Jessica, recently divorced after three years of marriage. The Associated Press a cast member on Mtvs the real World was arraigned on a misdemeanor assault charge after police said she bit her boyfriend during a domestic dispute. Paula ann Meronek, 25, allegedly bit her boyfriend several times when he refused to let her into their home early sunday morning, police said. i think it was an argument that led to one thing then another, said Cromwell Police Chief anthony salvatore. he attempted to keep her from the house. it got physical and we were contacted. Meronek, who was arraigned Monday, was charged with third-degree assault, which carries a potential penalty of a year in prison. she is due back in court aug. 11. no lawyer was listed in court documents. her boyfriend, John alyward, was charged with disorderly conduct. the arrest was first reported by the Middletown Press. the real World, now in its 17th season, puts seven strangers together in an exotic locale this time in a key West, Fla., beach house. a spokesman for the shows producers, said filming was complete. The Associated Press

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Charyne Hayes was adamant that she wasnt going to let a little thing like a nuisance ordinance get in the way of her having a good time. Hayes, Smith Center junior, is a resident of Orchard Corners Apartments, 1405 Apple Lane. Hayes and her roommate were warned once for noise complaints. The second complaint resulted in both Hayes and her roommate being ticketed $92 and cited for heavy foot traffic coming through their apartment. It was so bogus, Hayes said. Hayes was lucky that she and her roommate were only cited once for noise violations instead of twice, otherwise their apartment would qualify under what the City of Lawrence would call a Disorderly House Nuisance. According to the citys Web site, any residence where two or more felonies, misdemeanors, alcohol violations or violations of disorderly conduct occur within one year can be tagged as a nuisance. Occupants of these nuisance residences can be subject to eviction. Also, visitors can be barred from entering the premises and fences can be installed around an offenders property. Before being issued a penalty for being a nuisance, offending parties are given a written notice of the offense and are required to participate in a Nuisance Abatement Conference, where attorneys for the city, the owner of a residence and the offending tenant discuss what action should be taken. Scott Miller, attorney for the City of Lawrence, said that while most of the disturbances are party-type offenses that are often associated with students, they werent the prime targets of the ordinance. We have problems in all areas of town, Joshua Bickel/KANSAN Miller said. This isnt aimed at students, its Charyne Hayes got a ticket for disturbing the peace after having a few friends over at her apartment last November, the second time the police have come knocking aimed at behavior. on her door in response to noise complaints. Hayes was lucky the first time, receiving only a warning. Had she been cited both times, her apartment would have been Student status has nothing to do with how tagged as a Disorderly House Nuisance, and she could have been evicted. we enforce this ordinance, Miller said. Nick Blume, Hays junior, lives at Seventh and IlWhile Hayes did admit that one of the parI think that the number of tenants who are have been given opportunities to voice their linois streets. The police have given him warnings ties at her apartment did get noisy, she said that opinions through public forums. a problem is pretty small, Slough said. and a citation for noise complaints, which have Miller said that there are currently five or the threat of penalties wouldnt scare her from Slough said the most problematic houses come from neighbors. Blume said that he thought tend to be those with between six and eight resi- six residences who qualify for an abatement having people over to her apartment again. the matter could have been handled differently. If I want to have a party, Im going to have dents. He said the more residents there are, the conference, and the city has everything in Wed prefer that our neighbors come to us, a party, she said. place to go through with them. more likely it was for them to throw parties. he said. Blume took a different philosophy. I imagine that number will continue to go Alcohol leads to a lot of problems that you Blume said that despite the fact that the poHe said that he thought the ordinance was up, he said. wouldnt necessarily have, he said. lice told him he was being cooperative, they Miller said that there is no way to tell if stu- dumb because an entire house can be blanSlough cited one incident when tenants hosted reminded him that if they had to come to the a party and people in attendance caused damage dents make up the majority of offending par- keted a nuisance when only certain people livresidence again for a similar complaint, the to a nearby house, forcing him to pay for repairs ties; there is no screening process that occurs ing there have parties. However, he would take house could be considered a nuisance. the ordinance into consideration. when homes are cited. because no one admitted to the damage. Jim Slough owns approximately 20 properIts definitely going to be my thought to This whole ordinance structure is aimed at Miller said that people who are prosecuted ties in Lawrence, mostly between Sixth and never have a house party again, he said. for nuisance crimes often feel the penalty is solving the problem, Miller said. 15th streets and between Iowa and ConnectiSo far, it is difficult to tell whether or not disproportionate to the severity of the crime. cut streets. He said that students make up 90 He said that the propriety of the penalties students are going to take the ordinance into Edited by Dani Hurst percent of his tenants. has been discussed, and members of the public consideration when throwing parties.

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Crowd not lively, deadens concert


By Dani hurst

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The She Wants Revenge concert at the Granada, 1020 Massachusetts St., July 8 had potential to be a complete riot, but it wasnt. With three bands whose lead singers screamed naughty words into their mics, whose guitars drove intense bass interludes and near-deafening electric riffs straight to the crowds ears and whose keyboards pumped insane techno music throughout the entire venue, the potential was there. So what happened? The audience just didnt give anything back. Its unclear whether it was the heavy chains on the pants of the concert attendees or the pounds of hair gel used to form perfect blue hair spikes that weighed the crowd down so much, but it was clear that their lack of response affected the whole show. No one moshed, hardly anyone moved until the end of the show, except to visit the merchandise table or to grab a drink at the bar.

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The band Ima Robot plays at the Granada Saturday. This Los Angeles-based band was one of the openers for She Wants Revenge.

Mellowdrone took the stage first. Aside from the practically silent keyboardist/bassist Cami Gutierrezwho, in the rare occasion that you could hear her soft voice, added a subtle touch of softness amid an otherwise rough soundthe band played a loud and moody set of about seven songs, including Oh My and Orange Marmalade, a song lead

singer Jonathon Bates dedicated to all the ladies in the room. Mellowdrone: hhh Ima Robot was up next. As the music started, the crowd screamed a little, but it died down shortly thereafter. This band, whose funky beats intermingled with raw and dirty lyrics, was a little more audi-

ence-friendly than Mellowdrone, especially when lead singer Alex Ebert screamed, Its really hot in here, and sprayed the crowd with water. The band became really into their set and at one point drummer Joey Waronker was on his feet pounding the drums while guitarist Tim Anderson was head-banging like it was going out of style. Ebert was all over the stage. He didnt play an instrument, but that just allowed him more freedom to bump into his band mates and convulse on stage. The contagious beats and Bowie-esque vocals of songs like Dynomite and Dirty Life definitely helped detract from Eberts strange but permissible getup, as well as his even stranger mullet hairstyle. iMa robot: hhhh Then She Wants Revenge took the stage shrouded in red lights. They were met with thunderous applause from the audience, and immediately started playing. Heres where the audience went a little crazy, seemingly having saved all of its energy for this band. Lead singer

Justin Warfield, with his deep and throaty voice, had the crowd jumping and screaming by the second song, Sister. A psychedelic light show of reds, blues and greens played throughout their set, adding just a touch of rock star to the show. When She Wants Revenge played I Dont Want to Fall in Love, Warfield prompted the crowd to dance along, but by this time the crowd had once again fallen back into its slump. It was only when the band left the stage and the audience had to stomp and scream to get them to come back for an encore that the crowd looked alive again. she wants revenge: hhh Overall, it was a good show as far as the acts. They delivered, but the audience seemed almost hesitant to get too into it. Now thats not to say that the bands couldnt have tried harder to get the audience involved, but it would have made for a more passionate and enjoyable show. concert overall: hhh Edited by Janiece Gatson

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Summers are notoriously slow for sports, and until August the only sport that fans are able to watch is baseball. If youre a casual baseball fan at best, similar to yours truly, then youre in the middle of a long, tedious, Yankees, Red Sox, blah, blah, blah sports-filled summer. As an attempt to reconcile with a game I used to love, I thought I would give the Major League Baseball All-Star game a chance. After falling asleep somewhere during the middle of the third inning I had come to the realization that there was no amount of beer in the world that could make me watch an entire nine-inning baseball game. So Ive decided to offer a list of suggestions that could possibly help promote the midsummer classic to attract the casual fan.

Five ways to promote All-Star game


By dejuan atway

sports

WeDnesDay, JUly 12, 2006

datway@kansan.com
1. Eliminate the every team must have a representative in the game rule. There are bad teams in baseball for a reason because their rosters are usually littered with bad players. Perfect example of this rule: Kansas City Royal Mark Redman was chosen by American league manager Ozzie Guillen to be a pitcher on the American League team. Redman

and his 5.27 era will have National league batters in lock and load mode. They will be ready to tee off on Redman like he is the Pebble Beach golf course. More than likely Redman wont even get close enough to touch the mound. So who gets penalized for playing on a good team? Minnesota Twins sensational rookie Francisco Liriano who only boasts a 101 record and a 1.83 era will be sitting at home. Casual baseball fans do not want see mediocre, bad or Mark Redman baseball. 2. The NL and AL managers should be the managers of teams with the best record and they should not be allowed to pick any of their own players. Why are the previous years World Series managers allowed to coach the

All-Star game? The teams with the best record during the first half of the year should be allowed to manage the game. The Detroit Tigers are the best story in baseball and they have MLBs best record. It would be nice to see Tigers manager Jim Leyland lead the all-star team after working a miracle in Detroit, just two years after the team lost an incredible 119 games in 2004. Detroits reward for a stellar first half; three all-star selections. While the Chicago White Sox, defending world champions, boast seven All-Stars. Unfortunately, sometimes the All-Star game rewards players for their previous years accomplishments. 3. There should be a veto rule against ridiculous fan choices on AllStar game starters. Die-hard baseball fans are truly one of

a kind. They know every miniscule, completely useless statistic and are confident they always know who should start in the All-Star game. Unfortunately, they usually pick the same 10 to 12 guys for 10 to 12 years whether they are having a great first half of the year or not. For instance, Ivan Rodriguez was chosen by the fans to start at catcher. He gets the nod despite the fact that Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer has the same number of home runs, six more RBIs and, oh yeah, hes batting 70 points higher than Rodriguez. Fans are the lifeblood of every sport, they are passionate and energetic, but they are also known to be a little overzealous about a name they recognize.

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A look into the 2006 season


By fred a. davis iii

The need for speed

I was driving south through Oklahoma during the weekend and checked out the different radio stations that the Sooner State offered to pass the time. Roughly an hour from the Oklahoma-Texas border, the radio seek stopped on a rock station, and the beginning of Metallicas Enter Sandman was playing. Immediately, Kansas football sprang into my mind because of its connection to the teams run onto the field. 40,000 plus people standing and clapping, drunken students screaming, and best of all, the nice little video montage of the Jayhawk-shaped jet flying through Kansas before blowing up the opponents helmet at midfield... road rage here I come. So, needing a jolt from what had been an otherwise dull journey, I cranked the volume, raised my fist pounding it in the air and stared menacingly at people as I passed by them pointing at some letting them know that I, along with the KU football team, mean business this year. After the song finished and I led Okla-

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homa state troopers on a high-speed chase through the Texas panhandle, (if heavy metal does that to me, imagine the effect on the football players), I thought of a possible soundtrack that might help determine how our schedule this season should play out. In the spirit of the EP, yours truly has selected six songs sure to prepare and get you pumped up for the 2006 season. 1. Devo, Whip It Three of KUs first four games are in Lawrence against the likes of South Florida, Louisiana Monroe and Northwestern State. Northwestern State? So what if we open the season against a Division I-AA opponent. Remember people the Bill Snyder formula for success specifi-

cally mentions, destroy small schools. Despite a tough nationally televised roadie in Toledo, KU should definitely Whip It, and the season starts 3-1. 2. Ice Cube, Check Yo Self Once the preseason, err, non-conference is done, then things get exciting. Opening conference play at Nebraska will be demanding because the Huskers are still fuming about that ass whooping from last season. Besides the Big Red, you have Texas A&M and Oklahoma State to worry about to open Big 12 play. The latter two are at Memorial Stadium, though, and thats never a bad thing. 2-1 to start the conference is a real possibility, but the Hawks have to check themselves before they potentially wreck their season. (5-2, 2-1) 3. Talking Heads, Burning Down the House Waco. Branch Davidians. Janet Reno. Just a few things that come to mind. Oh yeah, we play Baylor too. KU 31 Waco FD 3. (6-2, 3-1)

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4. Promote the All-Star game better. Of the four major sports in America, MLB and the NHL do the absolute worst job of marketing their players and games. If you dont have or watch ESPN would anyone know the All-Star game was last night? Im sure there is some guy out there picking up the newspaper saying, The All-Star game was yesterday, huh? The NHL playoffs were televised on something called the Outdoor Life Network and yet it still managed to actively advertise its game. 5. The winner of this game shouldnt decide what team will have home field advantage in the World Series. Its possible that Florida Marlins star Miguel Cabrera could face Redman in the bottom of the ninth to decide who will have home field advantage in the

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World Series. The Royals and Marlins have a combined record of 35 games under .500 and they could possibly decide home field advantage in the World Series. Make any sense? Of course not. According to a May 2006 survey by Sports Goods Manufacturers Association, which monitors trends in American sports participation, more people in the U.S. play soccer than baseball. When you have more people interested in imitating guys named Ronaldinho, Zidane or Henry, then MLB has a serious problem. If MLB cannot adapt and make an effort to attract a younger and broader fan base, then the national pastime will once again prove its exactly that, past its time. Atway is a Phoenix senior in journalism.

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fire department 3. (6-2, 3-1) 4. Wu-Tang Clan, Protect Ya Neck Its crunch time people. The North portion of the schedule is in full effect and the Hawks have to protect any chances of winning a wide open North division. The Buffaloes and their sex-crazed recruits invade Lawrence before KU heads to Ames, Iowa, to face the Cyclones. Both very winnable games, yet a split is likely. Regardless, the Fred Count has KU at (7-3, 4-2) to this point in the season. 5. Michael Jackson, Thriller Forget what MJ has become. Remember what his nose used to look like? Real. The season concludes against our two biggest rivals, The purple rain-led Wildcats and Gary Pinkels group. These games are going to go down to the wire, but BOTH will be KU triumphs. The K-State dominance is done; you remember two years ago? And Missouri? Its Missouri! Gary Pinkel is the head coach, of course hell find a way to lose the game! (9-3, 4-2) 6. Queen, We are the Champions Big 12 North that is. Thats right folks, Im the first one to say it publicly that I know of KU will win the Big 12 North title this year. Sure I said the same thing last year, and we should have. But a winning mind-frame takes time so too does getting out of the first round apparently and a good quarterback that doesnt hit his O-linemans heads more than his receivers hands doesnt hurt either. There you have it ladies and gentlemen. The 2006 KU football soundtrack, for your listening pleasure. While you cant find it at your favorite CD store, in old-school hip-hop tradition, I will be selling bootleg copies out of my trunk. Holler if you hear me. Davis is a Topeka senior in journalism and english.

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Softball, volleyball NCAA games to be and baseball camps held at Sprint Center
The four-day KU Softball Overnight Camp began the afternoon of July 9. Head KU softball coach Tracy Bunge, along with assistant coaches Jen Sewell and Christi Musser and many current players, instructed the girls, all of whom were between the ages of 12 and 18. The campers participated in drills that stressed offensive and defensive fundamentals, pitching, catching, hitting and knowledge of the game. The girls scrimmaged in the evenings, after which overnight campers stayed at Naismith Hall. The KU Volleyball Overnight Skills Camp also started July 9. Volleyball coach Ray Bechard led instruction that stressed fundamentals and game strategy. Campers stayed at Naismith. The last day of camp is today. The baseball summer Super Skills Camp started July 10. Boys ages nine through 12 received instruction from KU baseball staff and other visiting coaches. Overnight campers also stayed at Naismith. The camp ends tomorrow. Jack Weinstein Kansas City was awarded first and second round games in the mens NCAA tournament in 2009. The games will be held at the new Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., that is expected to open in October 2007. The opening game of the tournament will be held in Dayton, Ohio, which will also play host to first and second round games. Greensboro, N.C., Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Portland, Ore., and Spokane, Wash., will also play host to first and second round games in 2009. Boston, Indianapolis, Glendale, Ariz., and Memphis, Tenn., will play host to regional games in 2009. The Final Four will be in Detroit. The first and second round sites for the mens tournament in 2010 are Boise, Idaho, Buffalo, N.Y., Jacksonville, Fla., New Orleans, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Providence, R.I. and San Jose, Calif. Regional games in 2010 will be held in Houston, Salt Lake City, Syracuse, N.Y. and St. Louis. The Final Four will be in Indianapolis. The Sprint Center will also play host to first and second round games in the womens NCAA tournament in 2010. Jack Weinstein

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The University of Kansas Athletics Department hired Murphy Grant as the head football trainer. Grant has spent the past four years at Oklahoma State as an athletic trainer with the mens basketball team, and last year as the strength and conditioning coach, as well. Carol Jarosky, the head football trainer for the past four years, was originally thought to assume another role with the athletic department, but took a job with Don Joy, a medical device company that specializes in rehabilitation and regeneration products, in Indianapolis. Diane Douglas, Human Resources director for the department, said an opportunity presented itself to Jarosky. She couldnt turn it down, Douglas said. Jack Weinstein

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Do you love food? Raintree Montessori School is looking for a kitchen assistant M-F from 8:30-3:30. $9/hr. Position begins July 31. For more info call 843-6800. TUTORS WANTED The Academic Achievement and Access Center is hiring tutors for the Fall Semester (visit the Tutoring Services website for a list of courses where tutors are needed). Tutors must have excellent communication skills and have received a B or better in the courses that they wish to tutor (or in higher-level courses in the same discipline). If you meet these qualifications, go to www.tutoring.ku.edu or stop by 22 Strong Hall for more information about the application process. Two references are required. Call 864-4064 with questions. EO/AA (Paid for by KU).

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The Stars Show the Kind of Day Youll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

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ARIES March 21-April 19 HHHH Take a stand. You might discover that the unexpected occurs when an information fissure opens. You might hear more than you want. Discriminate and sort through others news with a trusted associate -- then youll get results. Tonight: In the limelight. TAURUS April 20-May 20 HHHHH Everyone wants your attention. Think through news with an eye to gaining new information. You might find that anothers optimism makes you smile from ear to ear. Let others have more say and follow-through. Tonight: News spills out. GEMINI May 21-June 20 HHHHH Work with others directly, and youll get the type of results you would like. Your energy is increased by what goes down and the general mood of cooperation. Listen to what someone shares. You can empower your work and life through the message. Tonight: Out late. CANCER June 21-July 22 HHHHH If you use your mind more than your feelings, youll come up with ideas and solutions. Others run with the moment. Yes, they are very emotional. Your creativity emerges like a fountain; and like a fountain, it might seem endless. Tonight: Say yes. LEO July 23-Aug. 22 HHH Put your feet up and think before you take any dramatic actions. You will be on top of a problem if you think and tap into your innate resourcefulness. A partner might surprise you with his or her ideas. Listen. Tonight: Choose a stressbuster. VIRGO Aug. 23-Sept. 22 HHHHH Your imagination and creativity surge. You do have answers if you are willing to work and find them. Screen your calls if you are overwhelmed by the circumstances. Think carefully about your choices. Tonight: Use your imagination.

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LIBRA Sept. 23-Oct. 22 HHH Stay centered even if money matters could be extreme or overwhelming. Think positively and maintain a low profile. Your imagination adds vigor to your work and ability to contribute to different situations. Tonight: Easy does it. SCORPIO Oct. 23-Nov. 21 HHHHH You have a positive attitude and an ability to understand more of what is happening. Your creativity emerges, taking you in a new direction. Think positively about what you can do. Your ideas could be way-out but workable. Tonight: Hang out. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHH Expenses could earmark your decisions far more than you realize. Investigate what is happening, especially if you feel that costs are out of control. Remember, you are in charge of your own spending. Tonight: Pay bills first, then decide.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHHH You are raring to go and get results because of your enthusiasm. You draw others to you in an unprecedented manner. The unexpected occurs when dealing with others. You could shake your head at what you hear. Tonight: Just be. Everything seems to happen around you. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH Take your time before you launch into action. In fact, if you can stall for a while, you might be a lot better off. Right now, time is your ally. Use it. Others might expect much more than you can give. Tonight: In the limelight. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHHH Take your time making decisions, especially if you think they will point you in a new direction. Friends help instrument change, tossing you in a new, unanticipated direction. Take an overview if possible. Tonight: Where the gang is.

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ACROSS 1 Make inquiries 4 Puerto 8 Mined-over matter 12 Sheepish remark 13 Unyielding 14 Destiny 15 Commit a misstep 16 Affair 18 Pale purple 20 Affirmative 21 Verboten (Var.) 24 Insurrectionist 28 Set of circumstances 32 Heavy reading 33 Onassis nickname 34 Great Lake tribe 36 Repose 37 Cicatrix 39 Approximate 41 Unspoken I dunno 43 Money of Myanmar 44 Apprehend 46 Vile 50 Pen type 55 Historic period 56 Reed instrument 57 Dryads dwelling 58 Pink Panther actor 59 A light amount? 60 Pay attention 61 Commercials DOWN 1 Cains prey 2 Ganges garment 3 Malden or Marx 4 Skeletal structure 5 Georges brother 6 Army rank (Abbr.) 7 Sibling-less 8 Balance 9 Uncultured 10 H look-alike 11 Gender 17 the ramparts ... 19 Pac. counterpart 22 Zinger 23 Eskimo boat 25 Gauchos weapon 26 Eastern bigwig 27 Welsh emblem 28 Low voice 29 St. Louis attraction 30 Storyteller 31 Hard to grasp 35 On an angle 38 Stream 40 Bake-sale grp. 42 Diastema 45 This and that 47 Actress Ward 48 Stomped (on) 49 Sweet potatoes 50 Acknowledge applause 51 Lawyers org. 52 Realtors offering 53 Anger 54 Born

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villain 22 Parasites 23 Pinch 27 Slander 29 Grapes of Wrath territory 30 Settled down 31 July birthstone 33 Victor/Victoria director 35 Vim and vigor 38 Thanksgiving veggie 40 Lathers 43 Dieters entree 45 Mess up 46 Weak 47 In the Black? 48 Tug 49 Wrestling style 53 Succumb to gravity 54 lazy river, ... 55 Clintons instrument

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ACROSS 1 President pro 4 Moviegoers souvenir 8 Disposition 12 Darya preceder 13 Toll road 14 Between assignments 15 Supreme Court members 17 Cleos river 18 Yank 19 A learning experience? 21 Electric warning signal 24 Lid for a lad 25 Topers interruption 26 Allen or Conway 28 Control-tower device 32 Liniment target 34 Litter member 36 Humdinger 37 Indigent 39 Dict. datum 41 Bro or sis 42 Existed 44 Good-looking 46 Nightwear 50 Sphere 51 Addict 52 Reflective 56 Dweeb 57 Oriental nursemaid 58 New Deal agency (abbr.) 59 Tibetan herd 60 Feet, slangily 61 Remiss DOWN 1 Mahal 2 Ostrichs kin 3 Fu Manchu, e.g. 4 Tap 5 -tac-toe 6 Guitars relatives 7 Harass 8 Negligible 9 Valkyries lord 10 Earthenware pot 11 Highway crosser, maybe 16 Formal wear 20 Scratch 21 Star Trek II

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ACROSS 1 Scott Joplins genre 4 Kids card game 7 Cut into cubes 12 Blunder 13 Prior to 14 Poets muse 15 Grazing area 16 Certain seat 18 Those holding office 19 Characteristic 20 Uppercase 22 Additionally 23 Float gently 27 Grimalkin 29 Bad odor 31 Pursuing 34 Recoil 35 Plumbers tool 37 Neither partner 38 Occupation 39 Hubbub 41 Fingerpaint 45 Occurrence 47 Wildebeest 48 Shakespeare in Love Oscar winner 52 Suitable 53 Mountain nymph 54 Parisians pittance 55 Pendulum setting 56 Fool 57 These type units ... 58 ... are twice these DOWN 1 Archaeologists find 2 Where the action is 3 Clutch 4 Cried 5 Ark landing site 6 Showed again 7 Overspenders problem 8 Indignation 9 Has the wherewithal 10 List-end abbr. 11 Play- 17 Bye Bye Birdie song 21 Public tantrum 23 Bizarre 24 Massachusetts cape 25 Media overseer (Abbr.) 26 Article in Newsweek? 28 Joan of 30 Pair 31 Puncturing tool 32 Calendar abbr. 33 X rating? 36 Possess 37 Sarge, for one 40 Thick 42 Open-mouthed 43 Remove a corsage 44 Ashtray remnants 45 Vortex 46 So 48 Garfields owner 49 Spoonbender Geller 50 Hideaway 51 Fleming or McKellen

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Strapping Young Lad. The Granada. lawrence, 8:00 p.m., all ages, $15.00, www.ticketmaster.com Dr. Dolittle. starlight Theatre. Kansas City, Mo., 8:30 p.m., all ages, $9.00$64.00, www.kcstarlight.com

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Ron White. Topeka Performing arts Center. Topeka, 7:30 & 10:30 p.m., mature audiences, $37.75, www.ticketmaster.com Del Castillo. westport Beach Club. Kansas City, Mo., 9:00 p.m., 18+, $8.00, www.ticketmaster.com saturday

Peaches. The Granada. lawrence, 9:00 p.m., 18+, $14.00, www.ticketmaster.com Tilly & the Wall. Bottleneck. lawrence, 9:00 p.m., $8.00, www.ticketmaster. com monday

SPOTLIGHT: Ron White


He doesnt sing, he cant dance but he can sure make people laugh. By selling more than 450,000 copies of his first solo CD, Drunk in Public, Ron White has established himself not only with audiences in the country world but with audiences of all kinds. They Call Me Tater Salad, his one-hour entertainment show, aired on Comedy Central in 2005 and earned the channels highest Sunday rating ever. He filmed his second show, You Cant Fix Stupid, in 2006. It captured 4.5 million viewers, the third-largest audience in Comedy Centrals history. Despite these amazing accomplishments, White is probably most renowned for his contribution to The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, where he traveled along with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy. White, who grew up in Texas, has had his fair share of tough times. Before making it as a well-known comedian, he sold windows for a company in Arlington, Texas. It took White 20 years of driving from gig to gig in a beat-up Nissan pickup truck before he finally emerged as a celebrity. The hard work paid off, though. Since January 2006, White has released a book and a CD and has filmed another installation of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour. In addition to his many accomplishments, White has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. White will perform at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Friday, July 14, at the Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 S.E. Eighth Ave. Tickets are available on ticketmaster.com. Hali Baker

july 17
The Adolescents. The Grand emporium. Kansas City, Mo., 7:30 p.m., $13.00, www.ticketmaster.com All-Star Fan Fest. Community america Ballpark. Kansas City, Ks., 3:00 p.m., all ages, $5.00-$14.00, www.tbonesbaseball.com tuesday

july 13
Los Lobos. vooDoo lounge at harrahs Casino. Kansas City, Mo., 8:00 p.m., 21+, $25.00-$35.00, www.ticketmaster.com The Samples. Beaumont Club. Kansas City, Mo., 8:00 p.m., all ages, $12.00, www.ticketmaster.com friday

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july 15
Kansas Koyotes vs. Wichita Aviators. Kansas expocentre. Topeka, 7:05 p.m., all ages, $10.00-$46.50, www.ticketmaster.com Drew Davis. Beaumont Club. Kansas City, Mo., 8:00 p.m., all ages, $8.00, www.ticketmaster.com Brody Buster Band. jazzhaus. lawrence, 10:00 p.m., 21+, $4.00, www. jazzhaus.com

july 18
Brand New. The Granada. lawrence, 7:30 p.m., all ages, $16.50, www.ticketmaster.com Soul2Soul: II with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Kemper arena. Kansas City, Mo., 7:30 p.m., $45.00-$85.00, www. ticketmaster.com

july 14
Kalapalooza. liberty hall. lawrence, 7:00 p.m., all ages, $10.00, www.ticketmaster.com Ozzy Osbourne. verizon wireless amphitheater. Bonner springs, 7:30 p.m., $20.00-$50.00, www.ticketmaster.com

july 16
Comedy Night. vooDoo lounge at harrahs Casino. Kansas City, Mo., 5:00 p.m., 21+, $15.00, www.ticketmaster.com

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