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Movie Review: Repo Men

[two stars] Remy (Jude Law) is a family man who lives a double life. He drives his son to school and then it’s off to work where he repossesses organs from people who haven’t kept up with their payments. If this sounds like the premise of another ... Continue reading

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First Post!!

Ok!! So... This is my first post. My whole blog is going to be an "average" (maybe) teen's look on various things! Sometimes I might post about my day.... Feel free to reccomend topics for my next post. (Although I won't be surprised if I don't get ... Continue reading

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Dr. Doll Just Waiting to Close Schools

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/19/Quail_Run_Closed.jpg Dr. Rick Doll, apparently incapable of learning from Scott Morgan's blunder of November, 2009, offers potential school closings as first choice in meeting potential budget cuts. School Board President Scott Morgan received an incredible amount of public feedback and criticism for choosing school closings as his ... Continue reading

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Recap: 16-over-1? Not on Morris’ watch

For a good portion of one half, Kansas fans had an ounce of reason to worry that perhaps the Patriot League, the NCAA Tournament, KU and Oklahoma City just don't mix. Once KU grabbed the lead, however, Lehigh did not have defense enough to keep the game ... Continue reading

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What’s Going on at World Co Social

It’s been a little while since I posted an update on what we here in the World Company social media department are working on. It’s an exciting time for us with far more going on than I can share in a single blog post, but here are ... Continue reading

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Something New

I am in the midst of what my sister and I like to refer to as the "magnetized single zone", in that, for no explicable reason, guys seem to pop their heads out of nowhere as if they can smell my frustrated pheromones. Where were they during ... Continue reading

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Burning Prairie Park.

Today I decided to celebrate the return of the sun by visiting Prairie Park. Turns out today Parks and Rec was burning the prairie areas. According to Marty Birrell at the Prairie Park Nature Center, the prairie areas are on a three year burn cycle. Clicking on ... Continue reading

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R.I.P. Alex Chilton, Take Care

A man who wrote countless numbers of songs that mean so much to me died of a heart attack yesterday at 59. His name is Alex Chilton and he led a band called Big Star that has given me more joy than you can know. On my ... Continue reading

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KSU’s Denis Clemente says family, mother his inspiration

Oklahoma City — Kansas State guard Denis Clemente says it doesn't take much for him to stay motivated in basketball. "In life, when I get out of college, I want to be somebody," Clemente said Wednesday while sitting at his locker in the Ford Center. "That's the ... Continue reading

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Mark Madness: View from the NCAA Tourney hot seat

This is the seat. It’s soft, sure. Sometimes comfy. Kinda depends on the circumstances. This is where Bill Self will sit late tonight. He’ll have just walked off the court at Ford Center, as either an as-expected winner over Lehigh, or something else entirely: coach of the ... Continue reading

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Call Your Senators - Important Autism Insurance Reform Bill Voted On at 2:30, March 18th!

I've received surprising news that the 'autism insurance reform bill' passed unanimously out of the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance committee late Tuesday. The HB 2160 will be heard on the Senate Floor at 2:30 p.m. today - Thursday, March 18th. Senator contact information can be found ... Continue reading

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Could BYU’s Jimmer Fredette be this year’s Stephen Curry?

Oklahoma City — Ready to meet this year's Stephen Curry? It could be BYU's 6-foot-2 guard Jimmer Fredette, who plays against Florida in today's first NCAA Tournament game in Oklahoma City at 11:20 a.m.* http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/18/jimmer1.jpg http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/18/jimmer2.jpg * — Update: Thanks to our own Nick Krug for giving ... Continue reading

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Getting Reluctant Kids Outside

In my parenting fantasy, my kids spend hours outside a day. They head out after breakfast and play for a good long while. They eat lunch outside. The back yard is their play arena, and the tree house is where they go for comfort and alone time. ... Continue reading

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Anna Undercover: What to Wear?

*I've been so busy with government-y stuff this week AND last that I haven't been able to finish a quality blog entry, so this is what I'm putting out. I just don't want you to think I forgot about you. Also, I can't buy all three suits ... Continue reading

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The Field of 65: An easy draw for Duke

As you've probably ascertained by now, the South Region has earned general consensus as the weakest section of the 2010 bracket. On the strength of a 12-1 end to its season, Duke is a solid No. 1 seed. After the Blue Devils, each of the next few ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 3/17/2010

Previous: In Plain Sight 3/10/2010 Next: IPS 3/24/2010 Dancemom and PunkRockMom knew what it was, but there was really no way to tell where. So I declare them both, and maybe everyone else, the winner this week. See the bottom of this post Normally I look for ... Continue reading

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Another chance of snow looming this weekend

A strong cold front is forming in the Northern Rockies and will rush southeast into the area by late Friday. This will bring much colder weather and a chance for accumulating snow to Northeast Kansas by Friday night into early Saturday. Every snow is difficult to project ... Continue reading

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Yellow Pages Stepping up a Notch in Local and Social

A few days ago AT&T YellowPages launched an improved site, yp.com, with a better-defined assertion that they are contenders in local search. I'm finding, almost in spite of myself, that I really like a bunch of the improvements. But I'm still quite disappointed when it comes to ... Continue reading

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KU Will Not Win the Tournament!

Bad news KU fans, I just heard that the Jayhawks got the kiss of death: Barack Obama picked them to win the NCAA tournament. Continue reading

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The Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Three days out from my due date, I decided to take the day off and waddle down to the Lawrence St. Patrick's Day parade. I've been trying to go to this parade for FIVE YEARS. Today, I finally got to see the magic (and the music) go ... Continue reading