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Old Navy “Pre-Black Friday” Sales

It seems like this year there are more and more PRE-Black Friday deals than there have been in the past. Today, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Old Navy is having "5 Hour DoorBuster" sales. From 12-5pm each day they will be running specific items deeply discounted following this ... Continue reading

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November 20th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Just before 2 a.m., Lawrence Police responded to investigate a non injury accident in the 900 block of Tennessee Street. Officers responded on a few disturbances, conducted a vehicle stop, received information on a theft, a burglary alarm and a trespassing complaint. Police were called to an ... Continue reading

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Are you shopping pre-Black Friday sales?

In looking at the ads in today's Journal-World, I'm wondering how many of you are planning to get a head start on your holiday shopping. Target's ad is full of great prices in their "pre-Black Friday deals", plus coupons throughout the ad for additional dollars off on ... Continue reading

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Hey Gun Owners: Better .357 revolver… S&W 686 or Ruger GP100

Howdy. I know there are several of you who post on this site who own several guns who know far more about them than me. Although I have a couple semi-auto pistols, I am wanting to add a revolver to my collection and for my shooting fun. ... Continue reading

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The Turner Gill Dilemma

What to do about Turner Gill? This is the question Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger must answer very soon. Before exiting the program, former AD Lew Perkins signed Gill to a 5-year contract and now Zenger is caught holding the bag. I like Turner Gill and I ... Continue reading

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Network Fairy Tales - a review

Unless their call letters are CBS, networks seem to be having a harder and harder time producing hit television shows. As the networks continue to decide just how many singing shows and dancing programs audiences will watch, they also have to try to develop scripted programs people ... Continue reading

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November 19th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Another fairly normal early morning in Douglas County. Lawrence Police responded on several noise complaints, conducted a few vehicle stops, and responded on several disturbances. None of the activity, that I heard, this morning involved the use of weapons or resulted in any serious injuries. The activity ... Continue reading

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Will aggressive Texas A&M defense present problems for KU football?

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Texas A&M in College Station, Texas, on Saturday. With Tom Keegan on vacation, Lawrence Journal-World beat writer Matt Tait will pinch-hit this week. Matt, what challenges will Texas A&M's defense present for KU's ... Continue reading

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So long, and thanks for all the tweets

Today is my last day as social media specialist for The World Company, and though I'm excited about moving on to an opportunity in Boulder, Colo. - my hometown - I'm very sad to be leaving such a versatile, dedicated team here in Lawrence. I've been remarkably ... Continue reading

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Junk food logic: Congress makes pizza a vegetable, what to do?

I'm hoping most of you had the same reaction as I did when news came earlier this week that Congress had proposed to make [pizza a vegetable][1] within the confines of the school lunch program: "Oh, that makes sense." Not that I think it's right. And not ... Continue reading

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November 18th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police conducted nine vehicle stops after 2 a.m., cited seven parking violations, and two disturbances. Again, this morning, things were very quiet and none of the activity, that I heard, resulted in any serious injuries or involved the use of weapons. The activity blogged here is ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 11/17/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his weekly press conference today. If you want to get live updates from each week's press conference, be sure to follow us on Twitter (@kusports). Full audio has been posted. • **KU ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Embezzlement or Peculation?”

Ask the Politically Correct! Question? What is the difference between Embezzlement and Peculation? Politically Correct Resolution: "Embezzlement and *peculation mean almost the same thing, but differ in that embezzlement is used mainly to describe the criminal actions of a private citizen, such as an individual stealing from ... Continue reading

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KU music students to perform works written by KU professors, other composers

Love music? Love it even more if it's free? You'll want to be at Swarthout Recital Hall in Kansas University's Murphy Hall at 7:30 Friday night. That's when the KU student musicians will perform original compositions from the university staff as well as American composer George Crumb. ... Continue reading

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November 17th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police caught up with a suspected intoxicated driver around 2:20 a.m. in the 1100 block of Kentucky Street. The rest of this morning's activity was fairly normal and stayed pretty quiet. Police did conduct a few vehicle stops and cited several parking violations. Police were not ... Continue reading

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Kansas vs. Baylor

The following is the Kansas vs. Baylor episode of The Gridiron, produced by the Kansas University athletic department. THE GRIDIRON - KANSAS vs BAYLOR from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo. Continue reading

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Recap: Kentucky’s elite defense shuts down KU shooters

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 good news for Kansas is that won't see a defense like that again this season. In ... Continue reading

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Dealing with Collapse: Why Reaching out to Young People Is So Important

Reaching out to young people is especially critical at this time. With mounting psycho-social stress attributed to an increasingly uncertain future, young people are going to need support grappling with the social effects of the coming collapse. (If this statement seems strong, click the link for context) ... Continue reading

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The bird and my dad’s word: Giving thanks for precision

If you got your paper this morning or checked Lawrence.com yesterday (or even today), you may have seen that we revamped our [Thanksgiving Survival Guide][1] that debuted last year. Basically, our guide is meant to be a handy "Cliff's Notes" to get you through the trials and ... Continue reading

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November 16th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Things kept pretty quiet this morning in Douglas County. Officers in Lawrence responded on an animal complaint, related to a barking dog, in the 3800 block of Stetson Drive. Police conducted a few vehicle stops, two disturbances and a report of a burglary. None of this morning's ... Continue reading

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