Commuter Blues

I never thought that I would say this but I miss "Merrill in the Morning". It seems our local FM station has decided to go ...

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When I grow up I want to be a…

I was sitting in my cube the other day and thought about the careers I dreamed about as a kid. First, I wanted to fly ...

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Top Chef Masters — Episode 2

Well, going into Episode 2 of Top Chef Masters, I was sure I knew exactly how things would turn out. As the show introduced the ...

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Geithner’s Testimony

Is more regulation the answer? One of the questioners brought up an extremely relevant point: The Federal Reserve already had the power to prevent the ...

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The Joys of Summer Music

Zap Mama at Summerstage 2007 One thing I love about the warm months of summer is the abundance of free outdoor concerts and festivals that ...

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Arrival!

Well, we finally made it to beautiful cloudy Scotland, but not before a few pitfalls along the way. We nearly weren't able to leave after ...

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Kamagra Daily Useful in Heart Disorders

Kamagra taken on regular basis is found to be useful in the treatment of heart disorders. Along with the penile vascular benefits, Kamagra is found ...

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You could win big on ‘Loser’

Anyone unbelieving that reality shows can change participants' lives for the better probably has never watched "The Biggest Loser." The ratings winner for NBC has ...

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Symphony in the Flint Hills 2009

The prairie has a voice. Often a quiet whisper. There are times when the bubbling spring water, neigh of horses, song of birds, and distant ...

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Summer gridiron report: Baylor’s Griffin showing shades of Vince Young

It's been 15 years since the Baylor football team played in a bowl game. For the first time in a while, the Bears have realistic ...

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Photons and Protons: The Good and Evil of Atoms

With North Korea exploding atoms underground and Iran developing military grade plutonium, it's worth a reminder that only eight countries possess or have tested nuclear ...

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This WTF? message was brought to you by the White House

Nobody’s perfect and life isn’t perfect, either. I get that. I also get that there’s a lot of mess going on in the United States ...

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City may beef up keg party law

Hosting a keg party may soon become a much dicier proposition in Lawrence. Lawrence city commissioners at their meeting tonight will consider beefing up a ...

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Jenkins visits Guantanamo, says closing ‘unnecessary’

As she toured the prison Monday at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins said President Barack Obama should put forward a plan before closing ...

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History says Huskers should be favorites to win Big 12 North

When I hear people talking about their pick to win the Big 12 North in football this season, the debate almost always becomes philosophical. What ...

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Chivalry is dead

I was leaving a restaurant the other day with some friends and a young man (in his 20's I'd guess) actually opened the door for ...

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Who’s better: Kobe or LeBron?

All right, NBA fans. He did it. Kobe got his ring without Shaq. Many said he never would. Many doubted his ability to deliver as ...

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The Snack is Back

Two of my bestest friends have a pool in their back yard. No, that is not why they are among my bestest friends. But it ...

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More events coming to downtown

Fire eaters, street dances and open-air grills. It must be summer in downtown Lawrence. Planning is well under way for at least a trio of ...

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Over 30 and Trying to Date

After much talk with my female friends I have decided it’s time to start dating again. It’s been several years since I last dated and ...

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