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Brown Butter Apple Clafoutis - a Sunday evening sweet

It's apple season, which usually means apple caramel pie to me, but dang if I haven't all but given up on apple pies. They're always soupy. I know, I know. You'll say add cornstarch or more flour to the filling. I've tried. I don't know, but it ... Continue reading

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Inequality in Public Schooling Still Persists In America

It has been over 50 years since the Supreme Court ruling Brown vs Board of Education, the famous case rendering separate but equal schooling unconstitutional. And while this ruling played a key role in shaping initiatives to eliminate the inequities that existed between races within the school ... Continue reading

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A Look at New Network Dramas

The networks continue to struggle to adjust to modern audiences’ viewing habits and seem panicky and bewildered by sagging rating for their dramas. I would suggest to them that they calm down and let some of these programs find their audiences. There are some new dramas worth ... Continue reading

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October 23rd Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A little bit more activity than normal for Lawrence overnight. Lawrence Police responded on the fairly routine activity of noise complaints, disturbances, vehicle stops and a few alarms. Police conducted extensive vehicle stops, at least three DUI related arrests were made. That does not include numbers from ... Continue reading

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Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence Kansas, is being labeled a “dropout factory.”

A division of Time Magazine, Time Moneyland "Insights from your wallet to Wall street" has named Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas one of the 24 most affordable schools in the United States and has also labeled it a ***dropout factory***. It's current total enrollment of ... Continue reading

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When is a Sale a Deal? Stay Informed and Don’t Fall Prey to Creative Advertising

There are several sales going on this week around town. Instead of writing about them, let's talk about the importance of being an informed shopper. I'm not talking about knowing what sales are happening and what coupon match ups make the best deal; while that is important, ... Continue reading

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What cutbacks have you made that saved you the most money?

In the November issue of Real Simple magazine, the following question was asked: What cutback has saved you the most money and changed your life the least? Readers answered with the likes of no longer getting cable (don't think my family would appreciate that one), giving up ... Continue reading

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Late Night With Trail Camera -The Equal Opportunity Feeder…

Well, a deer feeder is just like a bird or any other feeder: come one, come all. Throw corn out on the ground and like it or not, you've got friends way beyond deer. The most popular customers are the wild turkey (meleagris gallopavo) and the common ... Continue reading

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Occupy Whatever - to What End

A simple question for all the posters. There are about 100,000 people in Lawrence – probably half are adults. There are maybe a few hundred associated with the occupy Lawrence action. There are 300,000,000 people in the US with probably 100,000,000 adults and a few thousand in ... Continue reading

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October 22nd Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police made good on their promise to begin enforcing overnight campers who are violating the city's posted park usage hours. Shortly before 2 a.m. between 12 and 15 LPD Officers arrived at the park. A witness tells me, by phone, that the Officers arrived in several ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Seeds of the Unwanted”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Arise, be, bless, die, flies, fly, gain, green, me, opportunity, pain, see, seen, tenderness. Seeds of the Unwanted! By L. Don Oliver Snow melts and the rain falls, Turning the ... Continue reading

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Breaking news and social media: The new status quo?

If anyone doubts the ubiquity of social media, this week's news certainly begs to differ - specifically, the death of Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi and the resulting global rush of tweets, posts and other social commentary documenting the incident. If you've been on the social web at ... Continue reading

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What are KU’s chances against Bill Snyder, Kansas State?

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Kansas State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Tom, with the season half over, is Kansas State coach Bill Snyder your choice for Big 12 Coach of the Year so far? **Tom Keegan:** Let's ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: 4:17 - KU AD Zenger releases statement as all signs point to Mizzou exit from Big 12

**4:17 p.m. Update:** The following statement from KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger was released a few minutes ago. *“KU-Missouri is a great rivalry. The University of Kansas is a great Midwestern school, loyal to our Midwestern conference and to our Midwestern roots. The KU-Missouri rivalry belongs in ... Continue reading

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Hello, Lawrence! An introduction, and a change on LJWorld.com

It’s been three weeks since I took over as digital editor of LJWorld.com and the Lawrence Journal-World, and in the whirlwind of starting a new job and clawing my way through the dozens of cardboard boxes that now clutter my home, I’ve neglected to say hello and ... Continue reading

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National Food Day festivities kick off tonight and run through next week

So, [last Wednesday][1], I told you that tonight would kick off The Haskell Indigenous Food Festival, which is affiliated with National Food Day. The actual date for National Food Day is Monday, but events will be going on around Lawrence and the surrounding area all week. Food ... Continue reading

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October 21st Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police cited at least 10 Alcohol violations overnight, most of which were in the Riverfront Plaza area. The Occupy Lawrence campers are still out at South Park. It sounded like Police passed through the area a few times. I did not hear any activity that sounded ... Continue reading

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I’ve been schooled.

Thanks to my friends and constructive comments, i have learned that all caps *feels* like YELLING when read. My apologies where needed. And now i know how to format a case change from yesterday's blog. For discussion sake, lets take this a topic at a time, shall ... Continue reading

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Mangino speaks out on returning to coaching

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2007/nov/24/136315/ Congrats to Bill Reiter, of FOXSports.com, who landed the much-coveted interview with former KU coach Mark Mangino this week. Mangino, out of coaching since being forced to resign at Kansas following the 2009 season, has been quiet about all things coaching since leaving Lawrence and moving ... Continue reading

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Quiz for a college town

**EXERCISE IN CRITICAL THINKING ( Source cited below)** WHO STARTED OCCUPY WALL STREET? WHO IS THE FATHER OF OWS? HOW DID THIS MOVEMENT START? WHO PLANNED THIS EVENT? WHO IS PAYING FOR THE MADISON AVENUE MARKETING FIRM? THE NEWSPAPERS? THE FLYERS? WHAT ROLE DID SEIU PLAY IN ... Continue reading

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