Loud Fury

In my experience, when there is a debate going on and one of the sides begins screaming just to try to shut the other side ...

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Top Chef Masters — A winner is crowned

I wonder if the crew on “Top Chef” ever gets to sample the leftovers. That thought kept running through my mind/tastebuds when watching the season ...

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Hi, my agency’s name is …

Hi, my name is Ballard Community Services. Under United Way’s focus area of Building Successful Families, Children, and Youth—supporting quality childcare, school readiness and safe, ...

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Uninsured, Under-insured

According to Health Care Access, there are at least 12,000 people in Douglas County who don't have health insurance. Health reporter Karrey Britt wrote about ...

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Politicos Clue! Help me with ideas!

This one came into being about the same time as the other. I've been thinking that a politico game of Clue would be funny to ...

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Steering Hurricane Bill

Hurricane Bill churns just north and east of Puerto Rico, Wednesday. Bill is a dangerous Category 4 storm. On its present course, Bill will near ...

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Stories worth hearing

Did you catch Red Dog LIVING UNITED?

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Hi, my agency’s name is …

Hi, my name is Douglas County Legal Aid Society. This agency is considered to be one of United Way’s self-sufficiency organizations (helping families and individuals ...

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Oh I Wish I Were An Oscar Meyer Weiner

Okay, so I am here at work right now... Hungry. Yes, I am watching what I eat. I haven't been eating all of the junk, ...

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The best of your ‘Worst Poetry’

I really thought I'd get more submissions than I did for bad poetry. Thought the commenters would be all over this one. Hands down, this ...

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How to donate

Knowing how to donate time and money is a vital part of all campaigns supporting United Way. As area companies begin to host their own ...

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Favre comeback sends wrong message

I could hardly believe it when I first heard it, but in this odd universe that Brett Favre calls reality, I guess it made sense. ...

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Summer winding down?

While thunderstorms are possible in any summer, the trend during the past few weeks has been for thunderstorms that have much more jetstream support. In ...

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It’s Bad Poetry Day - what you got to say?

So, I stumbled upon the the worst poetry in Chicago and it's pretty terrible. The first one is about Oprah and it's hysterical. Turns out ...

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RoeDapple’s Bucket List

The Bucket List is a 2007 comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner, written by Justin Zackham, and starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The main ...

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The Obnoxious Occurence of Multiple Births

Okay, this isn't really a full-fledged blog-- Its more like a quasi-rant. I just read where a woman somewhere is pregnant with 12 -- yep, ...

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Sharing the message

The United Way of Douglas County has put together a number of LIVE UNITED videos. Check out the Campaign Video and a few stories as ...

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Bob Novak passes away; look back at a visit of his to Lawrence

Bob Novak died today, according to the Associated Press. He was 78. Here is his obituary from the Associated Press: Take a look back at ...

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Making It Work.

So are you having a Project Runway season opener watch party? I would be, if I weren't 37 weeks pregnant and the tiredest, crankiest woman ...

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What is United Way?

MISSION STATEMENT United Way of Douglas County: Addressing human service needs by mobilizing community resources and building partnerships. Agency partnerships consist of 24 not-for-profits that ...

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