Planning Commission to review airport issue again

This week offers another chance for area residents to dive into the debate about whether agricultural ground near the Lawrence Municipal Airport should be developed ...

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Game 1 musings from the NBA Playoffs

Game 1 has come and gone in all eight NBA playoff series. Here’s a quick look at how the former Jayhawks playing in the postseason ...

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In Plain Sight 4/19/2009

Previous: IPS 4/12/2009 Next: IPS 4/26/2009 This week, the picture looks north...ish. I'm really, really sure. This week's picture is too easy, but after last ...

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Dressing Down, a Touch of Truth?

George Will's column this week struck a chord with me. His column was about denim in particular and about how casually we all dress in ...

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Airport Security

Those of you who are travelling may encounter a situation that moves you deeply. . . . . . This is how my horoscope started ...

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Kansas Relays: Third place bitter for ‘Batman,’ sweet for Christian Smith

After talking with 2008 Olympians Bershawn 'Batman' Jackson and Christian Smith at the Kansas Relays, I came away intrigued by a similarity. They both defined ...

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Further thoughts on taxes and recovery

I appreciate the comments from my last entry. It made me analyze and focus on what I was trying to say. Basically, it comes down ...

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I Scream

Among my many food afflictions that are related to pregnancy is ice cream. Usually, in a given summer, I make two or three batches and ...

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The great tax scam – are we suckers – or what

Recently the IRS released 2006 data on who amongst us pays what in federal income tax. As usually, it was grouped by quintile (20% increments). ...

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Will Spring ever spring? More rain expected this weekend

It seems like every weekend lately has been cold or wet, and this weekend will fall right into that category. The latest weather data streaming ...

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Traditional meets new media in newspaper tale “State of Play”

[three stars] “State of Play,” the new “old” journalistic thriller based on a 2003 BBC TV serial, hits theaters today—the same day that Oprah does ...

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KU Journalism School earns Hearst honor

Make it three years in a row for Kansas University School of Journalism students. The school accumulated the most total points in the William Randolph ...

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Warm and fuzz-y

When I drive, I’m the most law-abiding citizen I know. I don’t speed. I don’t roll stop signs. Heck, I’ve even been known to pull ...

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Director finds out about “Adventureland” mistake via Twitter

Update from Miramax below!! At least some of the versions of "Adventureland" that are currently in playing in theaters are not the cut that director ...

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Moran has fundraising edge in Senate race

Rep. Jerry Moran out-raised fellow Republican Rep. Todd Tiahrt by about $130,000 in the first three months of the year, as the two seek the ...

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Parting shots from city commissioners

It was kind of like Oscar night at the City Commission on Tuesday — lots of speechmaking, a few standing ovations, and even a couple ...

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It’s Playoff Time for 7 Former Jayhawks

After 82 games, dozens of head-to-head battles and a handful of memorable moments, the 2008-09 NBA season has boiled down to this: Seven former Jayhawks ...

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Turn it off, really, seriously…off!!

During our school theatrical productions, I am usually backstage managing students. My assistant supervises the students in the booth running sound and lights, and so ...

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Hey, teachers! Need some extra cash? Here’s how

Are you a teacher? Have an awesome idea for your kids but don't have the extra money to do it? U.S. Cellular is here to ...

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Does personal income tax policy really matter?

Does personal income tax policy really matter? For the past many weeks, we have begun to endure a significant economic downturn. We have repeatedly heard ...

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