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Police Scanner Action- False Burglary Alarms

While listening to my scanner and hearing the "goings-ons" in Lawrence, Kansas, I have noticed a pesky little problem; false burglary alarms. Some days, it seems like there are at least 30 calls, all of which are false. I don't have the actual numbers from the Douglas ... Continue reading

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As a new year looms ahead, we thought it a good idea to see what Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas has lost in the year 2010.

As a new year looms ahead, we thought it a good idea to see what Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas has lost in the year 2010. 1.They lost their school President, Dr. Linda Sue Warner. Oh, well, what University needs a good president, anyway? 2.They ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “The Send Off”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Again, acrimony, alcove, alimony, away, bucks, by, cheer, craven, day, dead, dime, dread, eye, go, kin, luck, know, mine, say, scorn, sent, sing, stove, thing, time, time, today, wind, worn, ... Continue reading

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Do You “Like” Children?

The headline on December 22nd was all-too-familiar in its wording: [“Lawrence man sentenced to 49 years for raping girl”][1]. The story tells us that it started when she was only 11 years old. As readers, we reacted to the offense. We were angered by the crime. We ... Continue reading

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Kansas looks to remain undefeated against UT-Arlington

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on UT-Arlington on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. Tom, KU is facing a Mavericks team that is 5-5 but only has one win this year over a Div. I opponent. If I were just an ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Kansas Police Scanner

Christmas is over, and so, it seems, are the overabundance of domestic disturbance calls- or any calls at all after 2a.m. Our men in blue sure could use a well-deserved break from all the action, and it seems that tonight they got it. It got a little ... Continue reading

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Top 10 KUsports.com stories from 2010

Before focusing on 2011, it’s time to take a look back at the year that was in Kansas University athletics. The following are the top 10 most-clicked on stories for KUsports.com in 2010:* * — Check back Friday for the top 10 most-clicked on videos in 2010. ... Continue reading

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panko shrimp skewers with orange couscous

There is so much buzz today on the web about the snowstorm that hit the Northeast this week, which makes me miss the winter weather (but just for a moment). Last winter in DC we were snowed in so many times that I feel fairly certain that ... Continue reading

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Avoid Amateur Night! Make fancy cocktails in your very own house on New Year’s Eve.

The things I do for you people. At the time of this writing, I am popping two Advil and attempting to rehydrate myself before I head off to work. You see, Lindsey and I had to sample cocktails last night. We had to do it, because we ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Bulgur Salad with Arugula, Pomegranate Seeds and Toasted Hazelnuts

Well, how’s the fridge looking? A bit deflated after all that holiday eating? If your fridge was stuffed with a defrosting turkey only days ago but is now a wasteland of congealed mashed potatoes and stale sugar cookies, just shut the fridge door. Get in the car. ... Continue reading

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Lawrence Police Scanner

Merry Christmas to everyone. I was forced to take a little break from the scanner due to equipment failure. We did have a lot of unfortunate happenings this Christmas, but I hope you all had nothing but good times. Just wanted to let you all know that ... Continue reading

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Home Depot Storage Solutions are Worth Shopping after Christmas

Over and over again I say: "Planning ahead is the best way to save yourself money." Picking up an extra fun kids' toy when they are on sale for a great price and adding to it your "Present Stash" so you don't spend MORE money on it ... Continue reading

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Target and Home Depot help me get organized

When Christmas is over, I tend to make the same resolution – get organized. I make the attempt every year, and then start to slack off. Earlier in the month, when we were pulling our Christmas decorations, we started sorting through our storage room. We designated an ... Continue reading

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The Hidden Part of December 25th

I am well aware that at least approximately 95 out of 100 Americans have been looking forward to today for 364 days. It's Christmas, you get presents, and everybody's in a great mood. Everybody who celebrates Christmas, that is. Almost all of my friends' Facebook statuses mention ... Continue reading

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Happy holidays, new media-style

If you're settling in right now for a long holiday weekend, chances are you're probably also catching up on errands, checking a few things off your to-do list or sorting through the unopened mail that tends to accumulate at this time of the year. Check that stack, ... Continue reading

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Homeland Security, TSA approves Santa to fly….

After passing through the "nakedizer", having his beard combed through by TSA agents, passing a cavity search, background check, luggage search, he has been given clearance, and is in route to all the good little boys and girls. Continue reading

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But it will create JOBS!

Our Governor is I think correctly focusing on jobs.I hope he doesn't mimic Kentucky's latest job creation effort.: tax incentives to build an ark park! [http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/06/us/06ark.html][1] Governor Beshear is quoted as saying: "“The people of Kentucky didn’t elect me governor to debate religion,” he said at a ... Continue reading

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Recap: How to comfortably win a game you don’t dominate

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. The box score for this game makes it look closer than it was. KU won 78-63, but ... Continue reading

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Track Santa live on LJWorld.com this Christmas Eve

Santa is just a few hours away from loading up his sleigh and leaving the North Pole to deliver presents to the good boys and girls of the world! Starting at **8 p.m. on Christmas Eve**, we'll be tracking Santa's journey across the globe live on [LJWorld.com][1] ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “The Season of Reason”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own. Accord, all, be, depress, digress, heart, lord, perceive, start, Waterfall. The Season of Reason! By L. Don Oliver Tis the season for individual reason, To each their own ______; I choose ... Continue reading

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