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November 8th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Fairly quiet in Douglas County this morning. Police in Lawrence conducted a number of vehicle stops and caught up with a vehicle reported to be an erratic driver. Police also investigated a shoplifting at the Hy-Vee store on W 6th Street. The suspect was reported to be ... Continue reading

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Monday Rewind — Iowa State: Better effort does little to change big picture

The general vibe coming out of the Kansas University football locker room after Saturday’s 13-10 loss at Iowa State was much better than the one we’ve all seen and felt for the past six weeks. However, even though the Jayhawks played their best defensive game of the ... Continue reading

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Jam on! Jambalaya for weeknight relief.

Seems like, no matter how hard I try to keep up, I can never complete my to-do list. It is the to-do list of doom. It is the to-do list that has grown fangs and claws and makes gutteral sounds near my bed at night while I ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Ancho Lentil Tacos

On a gray day like this one, having something warm and hearty is a must. It's not totally winter out there, but it's sure doing a good imitation. These tacos are filling, full-bodied and warm as warm can be. Plus, they're pretty quick and make great leftovers. ... Continue reading

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November 7th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After an active early Sunday morning, this morning was very quiet. [Link to Sunday morning's blog post][1]. Lawrence Police conducted right around 10 vehicle stops, received information on a threats call and cited a number of parking violations. None of the overnight activity, that I heard, involved ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: 6:36 p.m. — KU AD Zenger on MU to SEC becoming official: ‘This news doesn’t surprise us’

**6:36 p.m. Update:** Here's a statement from KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger, who does not seem to be too torn up about the Tigers leaving. *"This news doesn’t surprise us. We wish Missouri all the best in the future. The University of Kansas can now focus on ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - Ponzi Scheme and Social Security!

Is there any real difference between a Ponzi Scheme and Social Security? A Ponzi Scheme: A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent investment operation that pays returns to its investors from their own money or the money paid by subsequent investors, rather than from any actual profit earned ... Continue reading

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November 6th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police along with Fire/Medical were called out just after 2:10 a.m. to the area of 19th and Iowa Street after Emergency Dispatchers received more than five calls regarding a two vehicle accident. Police arrived and initially reported possibly four people with injuries. Fire/Medical arrived just after ... Continue reading

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Anyone can be a crafter — these two projects come in at under $10

Crafting is a hobby I had always enjoyed, but because of work and busy schedules, I put on the back burner. However, the last few weeks or so I found myself browsing the web looking for different ideas to get those creative juices flowing again. I just ... Continue reading

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Big XII Basketball Preview

I have had a heck of a time writing this particular posting. When I first started thinking about it, I didn’t think it would be this hard. As I did more research and gathered more information, it became clear to me that there isn’t a tremendous difference ... Continue reading

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Austerity

We currently spend $2.3 trillion annually on our federal government. We take in $1.5 trillion in applicable taxes. In the next several years we must add in above this baseline about $500 to $800 billion annually for SS, Medicare, Medicaid and Obama care. We might be able ... Continue reading

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November 5th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Police in Lawrence were kept active early this morning. Disturbances, address/building checks, vehicle stops and several bar checks were conducted. A few of the bar checks resulted in alcohol violations. At least two of the vehicle stops resulted in DUI arrests. Just after 5 a.m., Officers were ... Continue reading

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Remember Diaspora*?

No, the asterisk in the headline doesn't point down to a disclaimer at the bottom of this page. It's actually in the name of the latest Facebook challenger, this one grounded on two ideas: That users should be able to own the information they post to social ... Continue reading

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Inside the numbers: Just how bad KU’s offensive performance was against Texas

For the second straight week, SBNation national columnist (and friend of the blog) Bill Connelly posted some interesting numbers about the Kansas football team in his mailbag column. Connelly is a specialist with college football advanced statistics, and earlier this week, he compiled an advanced box score ... Continue reading

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Corporation Enslavement Baloney – The Issue Is Greed

Well, I note we have another plaintive cry for state funding for the arts. No matter that there is such funding in other accounts. No matter that there is local funding. No matter that there is federal funding. The argument is that we all benefit. Of course ... Continue reading

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November 4th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

All was fairly quiet again last night throughout Douglas County. Officers in Lawrence were called out on two animal complaints. One those calls was related to barking dogs, the other was a neighbor concerned about a dog that was left outside overnight. Lawrence Police made a DUI ... Continue reading

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Reasons for optimism against Iowa State; plus, a surprising stat about KU’s running game

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday. Tom, what's one reason KU fans should be optimistic the Jayhawks could win Saturday? **Tom Keegan:** They shouldn't be optimistic. But if you're looking for one ... Continue reading

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November 3rd Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A little bit more activity this morning. Police were called to investigate a non injury accident in the 700 block of New Hampshire Street just before 3:20 a.m.. Just after 3:30 a.m., a caller advised LPD of damage to a business in the 900 block of Massachusetts ... Continue reading

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Entry 4: Seeing familiar faces overseas

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* The game of basketball in Europe has some similarities and differences to the game in the States. I would have to say the biggest difference ... Continue reading

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Kansas vs. Texas

The following is the Kansas vs. Texas episode of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. Continue reading

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