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Anne Kealing (Freelance writer)

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Vespers in Douglas County bring in songs of the holiday season
November 21, 2010
The holiday season brings the return of a strong local tradition: annual vespers concerts at Kansas University, Baker University and in Lecompton. Music and themes will differ at each location, but each will include festive music celebrating the holiday season.
Scientific method: SciencePalooza offers three-part study of beer, food, music
October 28, 2010
Even those who have been to the KU Natural History Museum before have never had this experience.
Nature at work: Permaculture teaches sustainable techniques to growers
October 25, 2010
Justin Dett’s goal, after finishing college, is to start his own farm. He doesn’t want to start just any farm, though. The Park University student wants to use the principles of permaculture that he’s been learning from Steve Moring, one of the area’s most experienced permaculture farmers.
Pink ribbon priorities: Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer benefit for LMH Endowment
October 25, 2010
Judy Hollingshead has survived breast cancer. Twice. And she owes it to monthly breast self-exams and mammograms, she says.
Survivors, supporters prepare for American Cancer Society’s Make Strides Against Breast Cancer walk
Event takes place Oct. 17 in downtown Topeka
October 8, 2010
Colleen Bloom is making her strides, dressed as a superhero, in honor of her mother.
Sealing bargains: Stamp club offers expertise on community collections
September 27, 2010
The Lawrence Stamp Club is opening its next meeting to the public for its first walk-in stamp consultation event, called Stamps in the Attic.
Crafty types
September 6, 2010
The Borders café bustles early on Saturday mornings. The crowd isn’t the typical scene of students studying or people reading, but rather women with skeins of yarn and a pile of crafts.

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Martha Burt, of Overland Park, left, and her daughter Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. Both women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.

Daughters Molly Burt, of Overland Park, from left, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence stand by their mother, Martha Burt, of Overland Park at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.

Martha Burt, of Overland Park, is pictured in her daughter Colleen Bloom's backyard in Lawrence. Burt, a breast cancer survivor, plans to walk at the first Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Northeast Kansas on October 17th.

Overland Park residents Martha Burt, from left, and her daughters Molly Burt, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, and Bloom's dog, Leo, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.

Overland Park residents Martha Burt, from left, and her daughters Molly Burt, and Colleen Bloom, of Lawrence, are pictured at Bloom's home in Lawrence. All three women plan to walk on Bloom's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer team on October 17th.

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