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Recap: March Madness strikes Kansas in round of 32

Games like this are why we love basketball, why March is mad and why our country freezes for three weeks to take note. Eight out of 10 times, Kansas defeats Northern Iowa. The Jayhawks were faster, more talented and more athletic. KU's basketball budget topped Northern Iowa's ... Continue reading

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Oh Baby! What a Week!

Oh, I couldn't help myself with that one! This week's deals are all about the little ones. If you noticed I posted on Wednesday with this week's Dillon's and HyVee deals. I'm going to attempt to do that each week so that Sunday's post isn't so overwhelming....focus ... Continue reading

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Snow, snow go away, bring some spring right away

It’s hard to believe that spring is upon us when I am sitting here watching it snow. I’m looking through the Journal-World ads and seeing all the spring and Easter items and somehow cannot manage to feel the change of season. As I look through the Kohl’s ... Continue reading

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With hoops season over, it’s time to move on

I realize that nobody wants to talk about it. And why would you? It happened. It hurt. It’s over. The good news, though, is that we’ve got plenty more to talk about regarding Kansas University athletics, not the least of which is the unofficial beginning of football ... Continue reading

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Cold hard facts: KUsports.com brackets edition

President Barack Obama wasn't the only one whose bracket took a beating Saturday night. Out of 3,369 brackets entered into the KUsports.com Bracket Competition, 3101 picked Kansas. Those 3,101 people all saw their brackets catch fire Saturday night. In addition, nine people who picked Villanova to win ... Continue reading

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living proof

We all gots them cousins. I got stucked all weekend with a freak snow storm and got cousins trapped at my house. Momma saids we cain't killl em. So I'd puts up with em drinkin all my beer and eatin up all the gooder foods. But I ... Continue reading

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Alex Chilton: Not Just Another “Big Star” in the sky…….

Alex Chilton of Big Star fame died Wednesday at the age of 59 from an apparent heart attack. Chilton became known as a teenager (1967) when his vocal single "The Letter" hit the number one spot. Chilton, who first performed with the Box Tops, went on to ... Continue reading

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There’s “Live” and then there’s “live”

Many of us, maybe most of us, have taken at least a few peaks at NCAA games on the internet. As a computer nerd, I know that when you watch video on the internet, what you see is normally delayed a few seconds while the viewer program ... Continue reading

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Taking away MUSIC programs?!?!?

ARGH!! I can't believe so many of our school districts are taking away their music programs, and not only the lower grades but the entire program!! Do they not understand that music helps us. All of us. For some of us it's relaxing, some of us we ... Continue reading

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Coupon Preview March 21

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2010/Mar/19/coupon_preview.jpg Check out the coupons that will be available in Sunday's paper so that you can plan ahead on some of your shopping!! Continue reading

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Melissa Williams

I am searching for Melissa Williams in reference to a vehicle she recently had possession of so that I can get the title straightened out for her Continue reading

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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