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Around the Web in 7 Days: A Briefing about Baylor

With the Big 12 portion of KU’s schedule now upon us, it should be substantially easier to find news from around the web about KU’s upcoming opponent. Big 12 teams are covered a little more intensely than the North Dakota States and New Mexico States of the ... Continue reading

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The Five “A”s that Threaten Your Union: Addiction

*(This is the fourth part of a five-part series entitled "The Five 'A's that Threaten Your Union".)* My Crackberry rang yesterday morning just as I was getting my daughter dressed and trying to work the kinks out of her aggravated bed-head. The call was from one of ... Continue reading

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Foods to eat to stay, ‘Forever Young’

I happened to catch Dr. Perricone on the Monday morning news as he was discussing the latest in nutrigenomics - the study of the effects of foods and food constituents on gene expression. Here are his most recent suggestions of foods to consume to stay younger, both ... Continue reading

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Is Haskell Indian Nations University Breaking The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution?

With all of the talk from Stephanie Birdwell-Bighorn about making Haskell Indian Nations University a "premier university", we can’t help but wonder why the school would possibly be stuck in the days of when it was a boarding school and continue with room checks? Rooms checks at ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Turner Gill press conference, 9/28/10

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Turner Gill's comments at his weekly press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted, along with an ... Continue reading

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I hope that Lesley’s parents find closure.

It's been 6-1/2 years since Lesley Smith went missing on Jauary 26, 2004, and her parents have suffered considerably. Losing a child would be a life-shattering event in any case, and although Lesley was 38 when she went missing, not knowing that child's whereabouts and condition would ... Continue reading

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Game Nut Birthday Party Huge Success

On Saturday, the Game Nut video game, movie and dvd store celebrated its 5th birthday party by giving away $5,000 worth of stuff in drawings and prizes. Like Nintendo Wiis, ipods, xboxes, plus they served cake in the gaming loft (which is awesome by the way, you ... Continue reading

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CFS and gravy: heaven on a plate.

No one ever said I was a health nut. I have never been accused of cutting corners to make a meal healthier. This is my disclaimer. If you are against the inclusion of things like fat, salt, red meat, or carbohydrates in your cooking, you should avert ... Continue reading

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Teabagging Teabaggers

The TEA Party Movement found its footing on April 15th, 2009. It was planned, named, and executed as a modern day emulation of The Boston Tea Party of December 16, 1773. The Boston Tea Party protested the British government's Tea Act, passed by Parliament, by dumping three ... Continue reading

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Monday Rewind: New Mexico State

Well, after four games and one heck of a wacky ride, the Kansas University football team takes a 2-2 record into Big 12 Conference play. It’s what most expected from this team when going over the schedule in the preseason, though it came in a different way ... Continue reading

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Does Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, follow federal guidelines?

Since Haskell Indian Nations University is a federal school ran by The Bureau of Indian Education, we wonder, are they following federal policy ? Stephanie Birdwell-Bighorn and her posse ( the usual suspects, Dan Wildcat, Venida Chenault, Stan Holder, Chris Redman and assorted minions ( all of ... Continue reading

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Sidewalk scofflaws

I read with interest the other day [the story][1] that Lawrence’s Bicycle Advisory Committee had discussed an old law that makes it illegal to ride a bike on some sidewalks. The ordinance, on the books since the 1970s, states, “It shall be unlawful for any person to ... Continue reading

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Big 12’s elite have major flaws; and the worst pick in ChatterTV’s short history

After Saturday's college football games, I attempted to think about the big picture in the Big 12. Since the conference had three teams ranked in the top 10 heading into the weekend, it appeared the Big 12 had a decent chance of landing a team in the ... Continue reading

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Stay Ahead of the Coupon Game with this Timely Tip

Another week has passed and here we are; it's Sunday again. This week I’m writing to you from Asheville, North Carolina where I’m attending a Blogger’s Conference. As I was looking through the ads, the coupons and the sales I thought to myself: “I’ve got to get ... Continue reading

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Obama: Too Close to Ground Zero

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran spoke to the United Nations, Thursday (September 23, 2010). During the speech Ahmadinejad claimed that the September 11 attacks were staged by the United States. According to CBS News, Ahmadinejad stated, "That some segments within the U.S. government ... Continue reading

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Target helps you stretch your style dollar

This week I think I’m going to stock up on some fall clothing essentials at Target. There are really good deals in Sunday’s ad. Women’s leggings by Mossimo are $5. These are perfect to wear with the tunics I’ve been seeing everywhere. Hanes fleece sweatshirts or pants ... Continue reading

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A clearer view of Jupiter and Uranus

Since the sky was a but clearer and Jupiter's apparent position is further from the moon, I spent some time tonight getting some better shots. Here's one with Jupiter and Uranus labeled to give people a better idea of what we are seeing. Continue reading

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A big week for Big Blue

It's been quite a week for Facebook - wunderkind founder Mark Zuckerberg jumped to 35th on the Forbes 400, rumors of a FB phone were on, then off, then kind of vague, the controversial Facebook-inspired film "The Social Network" hit theater preview screens and, to top it ... Continue reading

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LJWorld.com comments return, load times may be slow

**5:10 p.m. update** We've fixed the comments issue, meaning you should see comments on stories and blog posts now. There may be some slow load times, however, while we work on a permanent solution. We'll keep you updated! We're currently experiencing a technical glitch with our comments ... Continue reading

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By Special Consensus, an evening of bluegrass

In my opinion, there is no better live music concert than good bluegrass. Tickets are surprising affordable as are the popcorn and homemade pie. At least that was how it was Thursday night in Valley Falls, Kansas. The Special Consensus, a bluegrass band “with an attitude” based ... Continue reading