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A deeper look at the newest members of KU football’s coaching staff

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2001/04/30/GRUNHARDRETIRES.jpg Five days into his career at Kansas, head football coach Charlie Weis already has hired three members of his coaching staff. Weis, who was introduced last Friday as the Jayhawks’ 37th coach in school history, announced at his introductory news conference that KU’s interim head coach, ... Continue reading

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My favorite way to showcase fruit during the holiday season

It's festive, it's easy, it's healthy: It's the fruit tree! And it's one of my favorite Christmas directions. All you need to do is take a cupcake tree and fill it with various fruits. Stick it on a table, counter or mantle and you'll have a reminder ... Continue reading

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December 13th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Things kept pretty quiet early this morning in Douglas County. Lawrence Police conducted three vehicle stops and assisted a stranded motorist. Just before 2:30 a.m., Police made at least one narcotics related arrest in the 900 block of Iowa Street. Officers also responded on several medical related ... Continue reading

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Welcome back!

The NBA is 13 days away. Or — let me put this another way — just 13 days and Paul, Mario, Marcus and the gang will be back on your TVs and in the news. And we'll try to keep you up-to-date on it all, here on ... Continue reading

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Charles in Charge: With Weis in place, where does KU go from here?

The weekend of Weis has come and gone and, by now, people seem to be coming to terms with the fact that Charlie Weis actually is coming to Kansas to coach football. Fact is, he’s already started. Weis, who was introduced as the Jayhawks’ 37th coach in ... Continue reading

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Recap: Good shots the key to Jayhawks’ win over Ohio State

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. Kansas turned it over on more than a fourth of its possessions but still had a great ... Continue reading

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Christmas Chicken Tortellini

You might want to take away my woman card for saying this, but I do not like alfredo sauce. I do not like it from a jar, or in a restaurant, or even made by my own hand. I don't know why — maybe it's too salty ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Lentil and Quinoa Salad with Cashews

Quinoa is one of the best foods you can eat. A "pseudograin," it has a complete protein profile and its nutty flavor works well in just about any format. I'm constantly using it to replace couscous (a pasta) in recipes. It's more healthy and more filling to ... Continue reading

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Scissors o’ death

I found myself in an unusual predicament the other day. I rolled up behind a car stopped at a light, and, glancing down, I noticed a pair of scissors sitting on the car’s bumper. “Bummer,” I thought. “Dude’s about to lose his scissors.” But then my paranoid-parent ... Continue reading

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December 12th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on two noise complaints after 2 a.m. this morning. Officers also responded to the 500 block of Eldridge Street to receive information on a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was left running, "warming up", in a parking lot. When the owner came out, the vehicle ... Continue reading

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Buy American Made … If You Can Find It.

The Federal Government, in its infinite wisdom, has determined an automobile must have a minimum of seventy-five percent American made parts (which include Canadian but no mention of Mexican) to qualify as a "domestic" vehicle. With this information in hand I proceeded to determine a proper replacement ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Painting the Silent Night”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words of use your own words. Around, bird, blue, by, card, clash, dance, day, delight, flash, fled, flow, found, glow, grace, heard, hue, night, night, red, romance, shown, sight, sky, space, star, unknown, way. Painting the ... Continue reading

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What are you baking up for the holidays?

So I feel like I finally have the house decorated. Now I can focus on my holiday baking. In Sunday's ads, I saw some baking supplies on sale. I have the same cookie menu every year. I shared my husband's grandmother's butter cookie recipe last year. Not ... Continue reading

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December 11th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police were called out to investigate a disturbance in the 2400 block of Brookside Drive just before 3 a.m. this morning. Police requested Medics respond to the scene for an "assault victim with multiple lacerations to the face." Medics treated one person on the scene, no ... Continue reading

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Stuffing the Stocking

With two weeks left until Christmas I'm making my lists and checking them twice, making sure I've got everything that I had planned and that I've finished all of the homemade gifts that I started (still working on that one ....). The to-do that I always leave ... Continue reading

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December 10th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Most of this morning's activity for Police was fairly average calls for service on a Saturday morning. Officers in Lawrence responded on a few disturbances, noise complaints and conducted several vehicle stops. At 3:25 a.m., Lawrence Police received a burglary alarm from a business in the 1700 ... Continue reading

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Good news: The Lawrence Peak Oil Plan is Finished!

In April 2007, [Films For Action][1] screened [The End of Suburbia][2] to an audience of 180 people, and launched a campaign to have the Lawrence City Commission create a Peak Oil Task force, which would study the local impacts of peak oil and propose recommendations for the ... Continue reading

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Who will win the Sullinger-Robinson battle inside? Plus, predicting the KU, Ohio State game

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, which bench player is most important for KU if it hopes to beat the Buckeyes? **Tom Keegan:** I think Justin Wesley could make ... Continue reading

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What was your favorite book of 2011?

So, early last year I wrote [this story][1] about 11 must-reads for 2011. The other day, I checked the list and realized that I had a horrible literary batting average when it came to the must-reads of the year. I read two of the 11. Hmmm, not ... Continue reading

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BEGIN AGAIN:150 KANSAS POEMS reading scheduled Tuesday, December 13th, The Jewish Community Center, 7 p.m.

Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg will present approximately twenty four poets from around Kansas to launch the anthology BEGIN AGAIN: 150 KANSAS POEMS at 7 p.m. this coming Tuesday at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center located at 917 Highland. The anthology, edited by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg and published ... Continue reading

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