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Critics weigh in on Sebelius, Kaine

You know you're a frontrunner when the critics start tearing you down. [ The Catholic News Agency][1] reports that Fidelis, a national Catholic advocacy group ...

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Crucial questions before football starts

Happy One Month to all (sounds kind of like an anniversary, I know). But there's reason to rejoice, or at least there's reason to officially ...

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Scammy scams.

An older friend (yes, there are some older than me!) received three different telephone scams in the past few weeks. They were obviously hoaxes and ...

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Rolls of coins stolen from residence

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ยข A 62-year old Lawrence man reported several items were stolen and antique drawers were damaged between July ...

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Sentence determined in toilet seat case

The boyfriend of a woman stuck to a Kansas toilet was sentenced to probation, [according to the Associated Press][1].You probably remember the case. It made ...

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Close to the finish line?

Today's blogs are full of speculation about Sen. Barack Obama's choice of a running mate. Most of the news is focused on Virginia Gov. Tim ...

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Dolly’s Leftovers In Lawrence

Hurricane Dolly was an impressive storm the first time it crossed the United States border dropping as much as 18 inches of estimated rainfall in ...

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The anti-bike bossman

I work with a guy who is -- how to say it? -- a bit of a carist.That is, he really doesn't like bicycles and, ...

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Bribery at NASA?

Has James Hansen, head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, been taking bribes from George Soros and others? I'm not an attorney so ...

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TREASURE FOUND!

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Congratulations to Daniel Ohlemeier, Communications Intern extraordinaire. He solved Treasure Hunt #7. how Daniel solved the riddle and reunited Russell with his pack:"Erudite bird" (Quail ...

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Solar Eclipse

There is a total solar eclipse in store for millions later this week. Unfortunately it's not going to be visible from Lawrence - or Kansas ...

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Brownback: China set up to spy on Olympic hotel guests

U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback today accused the Chinese government of not living up to its end of the bargain when it was awarded the Beijing ...

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Dealing with the baggage

The cup of coffee fit perfectly in the bottle holder of my road bike. Even better, most of it remained inside the cup as I ...

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Kaine puts focus on outside-the-Beltway preference

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius continues to be named among the Democrats under serious consideration to become Sen. Barack Obama's running mate, but she's overshadowed today by ...

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Bikes, Cars and Stop Signs

It's all over the comments on LJWorld.com right now, thanks in large part to a number of articles, letters-to-the-editor, and commentaries: the myth that "bicycles ...

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Top 10 F*@king Movies with Swearing

I'm having a bad day. A real bad day. So this is what you get, folks: a list of my top 10 favorite swearing movies. ...

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Kansans Can’t Drive 55 or Probably Either 65

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redder colleagues over at Kansas Liberty cite a Rasmussen poll that says 64% of Kansas oppose dropping the highway speed limit to 55 miles per ...

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July 90s and Rainfall Numbers

July 1st was our first day in the 90s this year. And since then we've had plenty of days above 90 degrees. I was looking ...

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Ryun, Jordan raise more money than Boyda, Moore in last period

An article in The Hill [this week][1] reported that Republican U.S. House candidates Jim Ryun and Nick Jordan raised more money in the last three ...

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Carless commuter discovers hazards of two-legged travel

_Editor's note: Over the next couple of weeks, reporter Christine Metz is undertaking an eco-challenge of her own design. In a quest to live a ...

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