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Which counts for more: having few good wins or few bad losses? Plus, predictions for KU, Baylor

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Baylor on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big 12 tournament. Tom, after his team played well and defeated Kansas State to advance to the semifinals, Baylor coach Scott Drew defended the ... Continue reading

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Wednesday/Thursday recap: Drew Gooden lights up Chicago for season-high 27 points

- **Drew Gooden** (Milwaukee Bucks) scored 12 straight points to start the game and had 16 in the first quarter en route to a season-high 27 points on Wednesday. It wasn’t quite enough, though, and the Bucks lost, 106-104 to the Chicago Bulls. Gooden scored at least ... Continue reading

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A Replacements rock doc with no rock and ‘John Carter,’ a 100-year-old adventure story full of naked women

Despite having no footage or interviews of **The Replacements** or any clips of their music, the rock documentary "Color Me Obsessed" calls itself "the potentially true story of the last best band." It's showing at 10pm tonight ONE TIME ONLY at [Liberty Hall][1], and although this sounds ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Bouquet of Life”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Bright, due, everyone, hue, light, proposes, roses, sun. Bouquet of Life! by L. Don Oliver A bouquet of flowers held gently, Gathered at mornings early ______; Placed in a pretty ... Continue reading

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State Prep Appraisals — Seabury Academy Boys vs. Ashland

Wednesday marked a disappointing end to an otherwise enjoyable season for Seabury Academy's boys basketball team. Though the Seahawks achieved one major season-long goal by going to the Class 1A-Division I state tournament, the goal of winning a state title was snatched away from them by Ashland ... Continue reading

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March 8th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

The weather seemed to keep things pretty calm this morning. Officers and Deputies checked on a few reports of power lines down. Westar Energy only reported 15 customers without power at the storms peak. As of 6:30 a.m., Westar shows three customers without power in the southwest ... Continue reading

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Why KU has struggled to score against Texas A&M? Plus, predictions for Thursday’s game

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Texas A&M on Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament. Tom, A&M's Khris Middleton got hot and lit up Kansas for 23 points in College Station. What needs to happen ... Continue reading

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Pregnant NM teen humiliated at Bureau of Indian Affairs Boarding School

We normally only post stories about Haskell Indian Nations University. However this one so outraged us we felt we had to post it after receiving several e-mails about it: A 15-year-old girl was initially kicked out of a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school then forced to ... Continue reading

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KC’s Eternally Springing Hope

At one point, the Kansas City Royals was baseball’s model expansion franchise. They won their first division title in their eighth year in 1976. From 1976-1981, the Royals won 5 divisional titles in six years (in the strike split 1981 season, KC won one half of the ... Continue reading

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Don’t panic: Spring’s about sprung — time to start thinking about your vegetable garden

It seems like yesterday that the kiddo and I were on the deck, harvesting mint before bringing our pots in for the summer. And you know why it doesn't seem that long ago? Because we did it during a September cold snap that was cooler than pretty ... Continue reading

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March 7th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Around 12:15 a.m. this morning, Baldwin City Police came into contact with a subject who had a warrant for their arrest. The subject was contacted near the intersection of 8th and Indiana Streets. When confronted about the warrant, the subject decided to fight with the Officer. The ... Continue reading

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Sunday/Monday/Tuesday recap: Paul Pierce posts plenty of points + other non-alliterative updates

So... **Paul Pierce** is having a good week. 27 points on Friday. 34 points on Sunday. 30 points on Tuesday. After scoring 25+ points just once in February and just three times all season, Pierce has accomplished that feat in all three of the Boston Celtics’ March ... Continue reading

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Seabury Boys to Face Unbeaten Ashland

Seabury Academy's boys basketball team might [boast a killer scoring trio and complimentary role players that love their jobs][1], but the Seahawks will have their hands full today in the first round of the Class 1A-Division I state tournament in Emporia. With the lowest winning percentage of ... Continue reading

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Standing with Israel

This is existential. Not just for Israel but for America. I will say it publicly because I believe it utterly. To the extent that this President does not maintain a pure policy of support for Israel, he misreads the irrevocable nature of the American commitment to Israel, ... Continue reading

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March 6th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police received information on at least five burglaries after midnight. Few details were available for most of the calls. One involved a suspect inside a building, reportedly being chased from the building by a man who was supposed to be on the property. The suspect was ... Continue reading

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Alaska Roadtrip, Keeping It Basic

Today I was thinking about how much fun we had last summer on our roadtrip to Alaska and it dawned on me I was busy planning that trip last year at this time. Really, any trip involving many days and miles requires a planning timetable of several ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 3/5/12

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his weekly press conference today. Full audio has been posted. • **The ball moves on offense much better for KU compared to earlier in the season.** Guys also trust each other more ... Continue reading

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Egg Drop Soup and Lettuce Wraps: A dieter’s dream

I’ve talked about lettuce wraps before, and how much I love them and how refreshing they are to my palette. But recently, I’ve taken them to a whole new level. Actually, I’ve taken my already strong fascination with Asian cuisine to a whole new level. You see, ... Continue reading

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Weather permitting

I’ve never taken so much as one class in meteorology, but thanks to countless hours spent in the Google University classroom and staring at my beloved Weather Channel/weather.com, I consider myself a pretty fair forecaster. Although, it has dawned on me as unusual that the yahoos who ... Continue reading

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March 5th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After an [active Sunday morning][1], things were extremely quiet this morning in Douglas County. Police in Lawrence responded one disturbance in the 900 block of Massachusetts Street around 1:45 a.m.. Officers also responded on a noise complaint, a burglary alarm, and conducted a vehicle stop. None of ... Continue reading

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