The ring’s the thing

I’m a little worried about marriage. Not mine, mind you, but the institution. And I’m not necessarily talking in the economy-in-the-tank-puts-a-strain-on-families sense. I’m talking about ...

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The Legend of Dorian Green: LHS senior looks to lead Lions to state tourney tonight

It's games like these that Lawrence High senior Dorian Green was built for. Season on the line, LHS as the underdog, all eyes of the ...

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K U Success

My suggestions come after having retired from 40 years of coaching basketbll. I have been a KU fan since the days of Phog Allen. Sherron ...

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Close The Gap

I was sittiing at a business in Lawrence as my vehicle was being worked on, when in walked a 21 year old female college student ...

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A lesson learned

I learned a valuable lesson recently when taking my secondhand car to an area dealership for servicing: Always beware if the mechanic comes out smiling. ...

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“Watchmen” reduces themes, expectations

** Director Zack Snyder’s adaptation of the revered 1986-87 graphic novel “Watchmen,” written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Dave Gibbons, is like the ever-changing ...

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The Great Depression 2.0

When the stock market started heading down over a year ago, I said I was always prepared for the DJIA to lose half its value. ...

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“Clean” Energy

I had the good fortune to attend the presentation on energy policy by Mrs. Eisenhower at the Dole Center today. She had a simple set ...

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Drivers, watch out for deer

Hearing a report of 17 deer rambling around along and aside Folks Road, north of Sixth Street, comes as no surprise to Sgt. Steve Lewis ...

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Cheater, Cheater. Enchilada Eater.

I went to my sister’s in Dallas over the weekend to celebrate what we’re affectionately calling my mother’s Big Ass Birthday. I won’t tell how ...

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Top Chef Season 5 — Reunion special

Random thoughts from last night's reunion special: — Ugh, Hosea really did win, didn't he? Funny though how they seemed to have to really work ...

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LHS, FSHS girls take center stage for sub-state showdown

Wednesday night the Lawrence High boys were fortunate enough to move on while the Free State boys saw their season come to an end. Tonight, ...

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Missouri, Kansas politicians exchange sports salvos

As if the Missouri Tigers basketball loss to Kansas this past weekend wasn't enough for Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, a certain recent Cabinet nominee busted ...

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The “How’d they do against KU” All-Big 12 Team

It’s hard for me to sit down and list off the five guys that should be on the All-Big 12 team. That’s because, most of ...

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It’s win or go home time for city basketball teams

Here's the deal, and they all know it. Tonight, when the Lawrence High and Free State High boys basketball teams open the postseason with their ...

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Preserving the old when technology changes…

There is an interesting letter by Craig Voorhees in today's LJWorld about library funding.Mr. Voorhees went to the library looking for a video and could ...

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Army focus: conventional war or counterinsurgency?

Since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began the U.S. Army has been relearning how to conduct counterinsurgency and stability operations while also trying to ...

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Its not about science but…

Back when our government ousted Manual Noriaga from Panama, as I recall, rock music was used in an attempt rattle him. I suppose that sort ...

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Check these lane closures set for Tuesday in Topeka, KC areas

Some updates and new projects that could affect your driving Tuesday in the area: • The right lane for traffic headed south on U.S. Highway ...

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