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Bite Sighs: Chocolate apricot cheesecake
January 28, 2015
Now that the first month of the new year is about over, lots of us have abandoned those pesky healthy-eating resolutions and returned to our favorite comfort foods.
100 years ago: ‘Jayhawker’ basketball team invades Manhattan
January 28, 2015
“Coach Hamilton looks for another crimson and blue victory over the farmers….”
40 years ago: KU bus service in good financial shape, report says
January 28, 2015
During the fall semester, 456,680 students had ridden the bus.
25 years ago: Junior high drug curriculum begins over parent objections
January 28, 2015
“Children are encouraged to choose their own values apart from what they’ve been taught at home,” one parent objected.
Opinion: Arms don’t make weak states strong
January 28, 2015
What went wrong for the U.S.-backed government in Yemen and what are the consequences for counterterrorism operations there against al-Qaida’s most dangerous affiliate? Both questions have disturbing answers.
Editorial: Active election
With some of the largest fields in recent memory, voters will have ample choices when they select new city commissioners and school board members this year.
January 28, 2015
Tuesday’s filing deadline for Lawrence City Commission and school board seats didn’t spur much last-minute activity, but that doesn’t mean local voters won’t have plenty of choices in the upcoming elections.
Letter: Footballs?
January 28, 2015
The latest national news media orgy is about footballs. Yes, someone or something (aliens?) got the pressure wrong in the footballs. Hmmmm….
Letter: Editorial orders?
January 28, 2015
During the past forever, editor Simons has made a tremendous effort to present and sell his dream for America. He made it clear that he intends to spend his ink hammering home his concerns and goals for those identified as “gullible” Americans.
Letter: Climate politics
January 28, 2015
Elected officials should take action on climate change this year. The simplest solution is a tax on carbon at the well, mine and port of entry. Then take those federally collected proceeds and return them equally to each citizen as a check, just like the citizens of Alaska get from the big oil companies. So we need a carbon fee and dividend to shield citizens from resulting higher energy costs.  
Letter: Shakespeare slight
January 28, 2015
Kansas University was once known as “the Harvard of the Plains.” As a longtime subscriber to the Journal-World, as well as a longtime professor of English at KU (now retired), I cannot help observing a steady stream of new administrators or new administrative titles to present faculty — titles and positions which carry connotations of distinction, which may well be deserved.
Letter: Unknown?
January 28, 2015
Regarding “KU researchers make wild find,” (Journal-World, Jan. 26) one wonders how a species of lizard, whose habitat is near the densely populated city of Manila and is sold in Manila pet shops, can be said to be “previously unknown.”
Column: Warinner’s stock rising quickly
January 28, 2015
Ed Warinner, Kansas University’s offensive coordinator oh-so-many head coaches and so few years ago, was back in Lawrence on Tuesday, although not in the capacity that he had hoped.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Jan. 27, 2015
January 28, 2015
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.
Royals, Dyson avoid arbitration
January 28, 2015
The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.
FSHS swimmers 3rd; LHS 5th
January 28, 2015
Free State and Lawrence High’s boys swim teams both earned top-five finishes Tuesday at the Topeka Capitol Federal Natatorium.
Veritas boys down Heritage
January 28, 2015
Kalim Dowdell scored 12 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to push Veritas Christian past Topeka Heritage Christian, 55-38, Tuesday.
Seabury boys’ rally falls short in 42-40 loss
January 28, 2015
Bishop Seabury’s boys basketball team features a lineup full of talented freshman and sophomore guards. When they are playing at their best, they are hard for any team to stop. But they aren’t immune from the occasional youthful mistakes.
Seabury girls falter late against Onaga
January 28, 2015
Bishop Seabury’s girls basketball team kept up with Onaga for three quarters on Tuesday.