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A2 THE HAYS DAILY NEWS this&that FRIDAY, JUNE 16,2006 v NMUH ttMNMtt Cher supports better helmets WASHINGTON (AP) — The subject was whether to modify helmets for soldiers in Iraq, but all eyes were on Cher. As photographers clicked away, the singer and actress entered a Capitol Hill hearing room through a back door Thursday 20 minutes after Char * ne sess ' on was scheduled to start. The hearing soon got under way. Cher has donated more than $130,000 to the group Operation Helmet, which pays about $100 to modify the inside of soldiers' helmets to make them better able to absorb shock from a bomb blast. Cher looked solemn as she sat behind the group's founder, Dr. Bob Meaders, while he testified. Meaders said Cher didn't want to cause a distraction by testifying herself. The Army now equips its soldiers with padded helmets designed to be shock absorbent. The Marine Corps has commissioned a study to determine whether to change its helmets but has said the ones Marines now use are effective. One film left in Newman SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Newman is considering his final scene. "I will probably have one film left in me," the 81-year-old actor told The Associated Press on Thursday. "The last hurrah." Newman's latest role is playing the Newman cantankerous 1951 Hudson Hornet in Pixar's new animated film, "Cars." His film career stretches back to the 1950s and includes "The Stingi"' "Cool! HanT'Luke" and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." "It's time. When WS time to get out, it's time to get out," Newman said. Newman said he had a project in mind but would not provide further details. He was visiting this upstate resort town as part of a fundraising campaign for the Double H Ranch, an Adirondack camp he co-founded for children with cancer, AIDS and other illnesses. The camp is one of eight affiliated with the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Connecticut, the first camp Newman created for gravely ill children. "When we started the camp, we had no idea of the profound impact these camps would have on these kids," Newman said. lotteries TOPEKA — Here are the whining numbers selected Thursday in the Kansas Lottery: Daily Pick 3 5-7-0 Kansas 2by2 Red Numbers: 8-12 White Numbers: 9-12 The following animals are at the Humane Society of the High Plains, 2050 E. Old U.S. Highway 40, (785) 625-5252: Impounds: Black male lab, 13th and Dechant Yee-haw, boys! It's time to got married. MARIE MISCHEL/ Associated Press Trenton Reynolds wheelbarrows his wife, Karla, from the Calvary Baptist Church after they renewed their wedding vows Wednesday in Burley, Idaho. The couple married in a courthouse ceremony in October 2005 but renewed their vows Wednesday with dozens of guests, most dressed In "Dukes of Hazzard" attire. This Is an Ail-American Redneck wedding, said Trenton Reynolds. I was talking to a young patron earlier this week but didn't have the time to address this question: How do you make a moving cartoon on paper? First off, you need several sheets of paper bound together, such as a notebook or a notepad. It should be paper you can write on (not a library book!), and you should be able to flip through it with your thumb. Usually the smaller the pad, the easier it will be to flip the pages in a steady stream. As with any project, it is best to have an idea in mind of what you want to accomplish before you start. For this explanation, we will do something simple — a walking stick figure. Go to the last sheet in the pad and draw the stick figure iri j a ••" standing pose. Draw it down toward the bottom, of the page, or where yout can easily see it when you flip through the pages. ASK ERIC changes from the previous image. The advantage to working from the back of the pad to the front is that you should be able to slightly see the image you drew on the previous sheet through the paper. This will help you to maintain continuity, or a steady flow from one image to the next, page to page. An even simpler practice for your first couple of attempts is to make a ball bounce around. As you go, keep in mind that the more pages you use and the slighter the changes you make to your cartoon, the happier you will be with your results. Take your time and have fun. Bring one in that you're happy with and show me when it's finished. Eric Norrls is the Adult ,s pepartrnent librarjeiriailhe Hays •"•piVMtf."'* ';&£«/• J^&&A8!t'£fi}&'iK&£ I Oh. each page make a-l^t, change — the feet'slowly lifting owly moving .......... -KS, 67601, or submitted through My suggestion is to draw the first image in the lower right corner (it is easiest for me to flip the pages with my left thumb, so the right side is the most visible). Now, go to the next page and make a simple change to the image — lift a foot. But make it a slight change. The more you try this, the more you will see that slight changes work best because the image won't jump around a bunch on the page. th from right to left. The trick is to take your time and make simple www.hayapubllb.org at the "Ask Eric" link. Bush signs programming bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President George Bush signed legislation Thursday that would cost broadcasters dearly when raunchy programming exceeds "the bounds of decency." At a signing ceremony for the new law increasing by tenfold the maximum fine for indecency, Bush said that it would force industry figures to "take seriously their duty to keep the public airwaves free of obscene, profane and indecent material." Accompanying the president at the ceremony was a crowd of lawmakers who worked to pass the bill in Congress. For raunchy talk or a racy show of skin, the Federal Communications Commission can now fine a broadcaster up to $325,000 per incident. Approval of the bill culminates a two-year effort to get tough on sexually explicit material and offensive language on radio and television following Janet Jackson's 2004 Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction." The FCC recently denied a petition of reconsideration from CBS Corp.-owned stations facing $550,000 in fines over the Jackson incident, in which she briefly re- vealed a breast during a halftime concert. The agency recently handed down its biggest fine, $3.3 million, against more than 100 CBS affiliates that aired an episode of the series "Without a Trace" that simulated an orgy scene. That fine is now under review. The FCC has received increasing complaints about lewd material over the airwaves, and has responded with fines jumping from $440,000 in 2003 to almost $8 million in 2004. "The problem we have is that the maximum penalty that the FCC can impose under current law is just $32,500 per violation," Bush said. "And for some broadcasters, this amount is meaningless. It's relatively painless for them when they violate decency standards." The bill does not apply to cable or satellite broadcasts, and does not try to define what is indecent. The FCC says indecent material is that which contains sexual or excretory material that does not rise to the level of obscenity. The legislation, while facing little resistance in Congress, had detractors warning of problems in defining what is indecent and of the erosion of First Amendment rights. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JUNE 16 & 17,2006 Remember It's an excellent time to fertilize your Kansas lawns. Apply Fertilome Pro- Green on Buffalo & Bermuda, Weed- Out Plus Lawn Fertilizer on Fescue & Bluegrass, Apply Merit Grub Control now thru mid-August. Get into the Great Outdoors with savings from WcuHwy.40 Prairie AcrM 785-62S-2IO7 Lawn & Garden Headquartcni The Break-Up (PG13) 2:054:407:009:30 Over The Hedge (PG) 1:003:005:00 Insurance, Inc. ANNUITIES & IRA's 416 Main Street* P.O. Box 85 Victoria KS 67671 Phone 785-735-9304 Fax 785-735-9306 1-800-597-5208 Louise Schmidtberger The Lake House (PG) 2:104:357:209:50 Fast & Furious Tokyo Drift (PG13) 2:004:207:259:30 Calendar Today • Singles of Central Kansas dance, 8 p.m. to midnight, Golden Ox Pavilion. The band will be Country Melody. Singles and alumni welcome. Sunday • Gorham Community Development Association Father's Day breakfast buffet, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Gorham Cafe. Tuesday • Time Out for Life, 2900 Hall, Hays. 9:30 a.m. Highlight is photographer Jack Logan, who will share a southwest slideshow. For information or reservations, call (786) 625-2847. • ELLIS — Ellis blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., Knights of Colum- bus Hall, 1013 Washington. Everyone who conies in to donate will receive a free T-shirt. Walkins are welcome or call (785) 7264901 or (785) 726-4771 for an appointment. • VICTORIA— Blood pressure clinic, 9 to 11 a.m., PAC building. • ELLIS— Blood pressure clinic, 9 to 10 a.m., Ellis City Clerk's Office. • ELLIS — The Ellis PEO Chapter will host Its annual ice cream social and Hays City Band concert. Homemade ice cream and cookie sales start at 7 p.m., and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. The event will take place on the front lawn of the Ellis Grade School. In case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the Ellis High School. All proceeds from the ice cream sales support the local PEO scholarship. Send Information to Calendar, Hays Daily News, 507 Main, Hays, KS 67601. Public Record Cartoons come alive on paper Hays Police Department activity log Thursday Eight animal calls Nine traffic stops Motor vehicle accident, hit and run, 500 block West 27th Motor vehicle accident, hit and run, 200 block East Sixth Motor vehicle accident, 1000 block East 41st Child in need of care, 1000 block Reservation Road Civil dispute, 1300 block Allen Credit card violations, 200 block Ash Disturbance, noise, 2700 block Colonial Disorderly conduct, 500 block West Seventh Disturbance, general, 1700 block Hall Disturbance, general, 300 block West 12th Domestic disturbance, 1500 block Allen Drug offenses, 3200 block Vine Fraud, 3400 block Country Lane Suspicious person, 1000 block Old U.S. Highway 40 Welfare check, 3300 block Vine Miscellaneous investigation, Eighth and Walnut Theft, general, 700 block East Sixth Theft, general, 2200 block Canterbury Traffic/driving complaint, 500 block East 15th Traffic/driving complaint, 1700 block Henry Civil transport, Route 3 Harassment, all other, 100 block West 35th Water use violation, 2500 block Haney Ellis County Sheriff's Office activity log Thursday Transport, Kansas City Transport, Dodge City Theft, Victoria Friday Traffic stop, 22nd and MacArthur ffifi .' ' '•," ''-'• ,•'' -'•' ,'• .'•'." l ,\ •-• ie Kansas Association of i, SchooJ.Boards will have a series., of forums on public education issues for the 2006 election at locations across Kansas during the last two weeks in June. All candidates for the State House of Representatives and the Kansas State Board of Education have been invited. The meetings are open to the public. "The purpose of the meetings is to allow both candidates and voters to learn more about public education in Kansas as we move toward the August primary and November general election," said event coordinator Jim Edwards, governmental relations specialist for KASB. "We will present factual information which will help candidates, their supporters and undecided voters understand the key issues that will be addressed by the state board and the Legislature," he said. Candidates or their represen- ..-.tatives.willbe invited t6. make a statement of introduction, followed by a presentation from KASB and a question and answer period. Voters and candidates then can meet informally after the program. School board members, administrators, teachers, site council members, parents and students are especially invited to attend. For more information, contact KASB at (800) 432-2471 and ask for Governmental Relations Specialist Jim Edwards, jedwards (gkasb.org, Assistance Executive Director/Advocacy Mark Tallman, mtallman@kasb.org, or Communications Specialist Andrea Hartzell, ahartzell@kasb.org. A complete list of locations, dates and times is available on the KASB Web site at www.kasb.org/legis/Candi dateBriefings.pdf. HAT ——— I^^^I^B ^JM i. V ^)| - THE VOICE OF THE HIGH PLAINS www.HDNews.net John D. Montgomery/editor and publisher DEPARTMENTS NEWS: Patrick E. 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