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Swampyville’s - “Moral Character”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own Words. Achieve, apply, believe, care, coddle, fees, goal, good, I, keys, model, rules, share, soul, tools, understood. Moral Character! By L. Don Oliver Education, Experience, and Perseverance, Are the paths to ... Continue reading

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Realignment Wars: Now we wait…

**4:43 p.m. Update:** Getting word now that Oklahoma State has issued a statement saying it will not join in on any legal action against the SEC or Texas A&M. This is a big move for the conference and may indicate that OU is close to committing to ... Continue reading

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

Another pretty quiet morning in Douglas county. Lawrence Police were called to investigate a non injury accident just before 10 p.m. last night. LDCFM responded on a few medical emergency calls throughout the night, LPD assisted with a few of those. Nothing that sounded to be life ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 9/7/2011

Previous: IPS 8/31/2011 Next: IPS 7/14/2011 Check hujiko's post for the correct answer. This week will be a little different and easy, short and sweet. Rather than not post at all, I'm posting a recent photo I took. Guess, or not as you chose, the photo doesn't ... Continue reading

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Kansas vs. McNeese State

The following is the Kansas vs. McNeese State episode of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNVJMrHRJbQ&feature=channel_video_title Continue reading

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Wild Wednesday: KU not planning to sue, but hasn’t waived legal rights with regards to A&M

**7:17 p.m. Update:** The official word from chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little's office came out while I was talking with coach Gill (of course) and it went as follows: "We are not planning litigation, but we have not waived our legal rights in this matter." The interpretation of that ... Continue reading

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

A pretty average Wednesday morning in Lawrence. A few disturbances, burglaries, noise complaints and vehicle stops. Lawrence Police were also called to investigate a fireworks complaint in the 1300 block of W 24th Street just before 3 a.m. Not much activity outside of the fairly normal things ... Continue reading

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Why Kansas is winning the conference realignment game

**10:21 p.m. Update:** Back with a link. No word of the 10-2 margin here, but this backs up Chip Brown's info. **10:13 p.m. Update:** Word is starting to trickle in about the SEC vote regarding A&M. Chip Brown of Orangebloods.com has Tweeted that he heard the vote ... Continue reading

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Big 12 review, week 1: Realignment rearing its ugly head again

This is starting to feel like that course in advanced statistics that everyone tells you is impossible to understand. Head spinning. Mind exploding. No end in sight. When thinking about college realignment, v. 2.0, I have no idea what to think anymore. For the second consecutive year, ... Continue reading

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Bye-Bye Bounty: CSA Week 19 — End-of-summer bliss

So, this week I’m not going to do the typical “Here’s what I ate” and one recipe routine. It’s not that I’m feeling lazy after the long weekend, it’s just that we had so many great things with [CSA][1] ingredients last week. Last week’s haul included grapes, ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Turner Gill press conference, 9/6/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Turner Gill's comments at his weekly press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted. • **Gill says ... Continue reading

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

The night was started off with four fireworks complaints. 9:48 p.m. at Dad Perry Park (1200 block of Monterey Way), two minutes later in the 1600 block of Davis Road, 10:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Rhode Island Street and 10:55 p.m. in the 2500 block ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - FDR’s First New Deal!

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was "Born to the Manor" on his Family's Pantation! He was provided everything he ever wanted! There are two types of Plantation Owners, malevolent or benevolent. The malevolent owner physically and mentally abuses his slaves, while the benevolent owner takes care of his slaves ... Continue reading

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Manic Monday wraps with ACC calling Texas talk premature

**10:40 p.m. Update:** Good find from one of our commenters here. It's a great example of just how fragile this whole situation is. Texas says it's talking to the ACC. ACC says it hasn't done a thing. Both could be lying. Both could be telling the truth. ... Continue reading

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Fancy Marinated Shrimp for the Lazy Cook

It's been a marvelous summer, full of changes, excitement, and entertaining. And now, I'm pooped. As I looked forward to Labor Day Weekend, I had only one thing on my mind: rest. I didn't want to invite everyone we know over. Our only real "plan" was to ... Continue reading

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Monday Rewind: McNeese State

By now, you’ve heard all of the notable stats: 301 yards rushing, 55 attempts, five plays of 20 yards of more, three for TDs. Combine that with all of those exciting moments from the newcomers and it’s easy to see why opening night was a rousing success ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Watermelon Feta Salad

Headed to a cookout tonight? Bring along this salad and you’ll benefit from not only wowing other guests but also from the cheap price of the seasonal ingredients. (Got to enjoy watermelon season why we can.) **Watermelon Feta Salad** 6-7 cups chopped romaine lettuce 3 cups seeded, ... Continue reading

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Kansas City Royals week in review: 9/5/2011

I really thought that the Royals would surpass the Twins and leave the cellar this week. It didn't happen, but I'm still convinced that it is going to happen. This team is better than the Twins, I have little doubt about that. The week wasn't all bad, ... Continue reading

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Confronting Mr. Confrontational

For all of about the first dozen hours of my life, I was Brian. Then my mom changed her mind, my dad returned to work and explained his bouncing baby-boy Brian really was Andrew, the nurses brushed the Wite-Out over my birth certificate, and “Andrew” lasted until ... Continue reading

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

A fairly average Monday morning, considering it is a long holiday weekend for most people. Lawrence Police were called to numerous noise complaints, conducted about the normal number of vehicle stops and disturbances. Just before 2:20 a.m. LPD and LDCFM were called to the 2400 block of ... Continue reading

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