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Twelve Lawrence students named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists

Twelve Lawrence students were named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists today.About 16,000 high school students nationwide were named semi-finalists for the prestigious scholarship, which pays about ...

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“Ghostbusters III” and “The Wrestler”

Columbia Pictures third-highest grossing film of all time is "Ghostbusters." So they'd be stupid not to make a sequel, right? Hmmm...Well, the writing has begun, ...

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Criminal damage reported at Lawrence Feed Store

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ยข The owner of Lawrence Feed Store, 545 Wisconsin, reported that an aluminum entry door and three telephones ...

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Obama “my Muslim faith”

Republicans have jumped all over Barack Obama's statement in a George Stephanopoulos interview on "This Week," on ABC on September 7. "Let's not play games," ...

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More Ice Left than Last Year

The evaluation of the situation in the Arctic is inaccurate. If there is more ice at the end of this season than last season that ...

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McCainandPalinphobia

The American Psychiatric Association is carefully monitoring a new mental health disease sweeping the nation. The name coined for this new mental affliction is McCainandPalinphobia. ...

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Sharing Nature with Children Part 2: A Late Summer Scavenger Hunt

I like to take my boys for a stroll in the neighborhood a few mornings a week. My five-year-old usually protests, though he often has ...

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Kansas State Fair 2008

The Kansas State Fair is in full swing this week. Half of Kansas must have been there last Sunday. Well, perhaps a bit of an ...

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Good news: Fuel prices decline

This just in from the folks at AAA: Fuel prices are down in Lawrence and elsewhere in the state.And that, of course, is a good ...

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Newell Post: Before they were stars

While waiting before Kansas coach Mark Mangino's press conference, I was surfing the Internet when I stumbled upon something interesting.I randomly typed "Todd Reesing" into ...

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Palin: Not Quite a Hail Mary But a Flea Flicker

my fellow young progressive fellow babies. We've had our fun with Gov. Sarah Palin.Yes, she's awful. She might even be a kook. But she's catching ...

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Predatory credit card practices targeted

At the end of July the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee passed a bill that would curb predatory credit card lending practices. It ...

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Kansans Deserve More Senate Debates

Slattery/ Roberts Debate Update Having now watched the debate at the Kansas State Fair, I have no idea what anyone had to say. The television ...

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Evolving dialogue

God: Charles?Charles: What?God: Thank you Charles.Charles: What?God: Thank you.Charles: For what?God: For the book.Charles: What book?God: "The origin of the species."Charles: Oh that one. Actually ...

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The responsible vote

The right to vote allows people to make their own candidate choice based on research, knowledge, preference and whatever else they use to gauge. At ...

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Palin Hijacks Christianity via Palin

It's time to unite, Christians...This is a very interesting read from an unusual and religious perspective. I highly recommend checking it out:

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Across the world, many ways to get to school

As a wee boy, I had many different ways of getting to school. Whether it was in the back seat of the family station wagon, ...

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Drivers anonymous

Hi. My name is Andrew - Drew - and I : I : drove myself to work the other day.Hi, Andrew - Drew._Uh, is this ...

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No screenings means no coverage: What are they hiding?

Since "[Tropic Thunder][1]" was released three weeks ago, there hasn't been much in the way of quality mainstream films in the theaters, which is good ...

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So Much to See (9/7/2008)

Previous: SMTS 8/31/2008Next: SMTS 9/14/2008 identified the lighting system that helps pilots land on runway 33 at Lawrence Municipal Airport.oldvet correctly identifed the lighting system ...

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