In Plain Sight (2/8/2009)

Answer posted, see end of post Previous: IPS 1/25/2009 Next: IPS 2/15/2009 I apologize for missing last week and I appreciate the inquiries into my ...

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Big 12 down this year in hoops

I'd say from top to bottom, it's a relatively down year in the Big 12 Conference for men's hoops. Sure, there's 23-1 Oklahoma, fresh off ...

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Who Needs Absurd Beliefs

Bearded Gnome - I note your comments re Newton & Faraday. Are these brilliant scientific minds noted for their God belief? I think not. These ...

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leave the boy alone

What man alive that doesn't have a vice? Watch Out Now ! All liers are going to the lake

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Review: ‘Patience’ opera a fun, but confusing, production

This review of "Patience" at KU Opera was submitted by Megan Helm, an educator and musician.The Kansas University Opera production of “Patience,” which opened Friday ...

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The African Email Scam (Part 2)

I gotta tell you: it's hard work being a scam baiter. As I mentioned in my previous blog, these African email scammers send out mass ...

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Devil’s Work Dictionary Winners & Next Term

Congratulations to jonas_opines, who won last week's challenge with over 35% of the votes. Ronda Miller came in a close second with nearly 32% of ...

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A Simple Solution to the ‘scalper’ Crisis at KU

All the measures attempted by the City of Lawrence and KU to reduce the number of scalpers are doomed to failure because they deny one ...

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Noodles & Company still eyeing downtown

As we reported back in October, it looks like Noodles & Company is going to open up a new restaurant in downtown Lawrence. But it ...

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The Sideline Report with Markieff Morris

Markieff and Marcus Morris play better when they're on the court together.There, I said it. Though it's something they and KU coach Bill Self won't ...

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Sweet Lovin’ On A Plate

If this doesn’t get your significant other all heated up inside (if you know what I mean), nothing will. This is the meal I intended ...

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Review: ‘The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial’

This review of "The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial," which was presented Wednesday night at the Lied Center, is by Megan Helm, a Lawrence musician and ...

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Airline fees - What’s next? $30 for a window seat?

Airline fees are fun, aren't they?A few weeks ago I flew to Phoenix, and paid $15 to check a bag each way. Fees for checked ...

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E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum: A View of WashingtonIt surprises many first time visitors to Washington, DC, how expansive and extensive are the landscape and buildings that ...

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Get your Valentine’s Day shopping done this weekend

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift? Some hand-crafted options will be featured in a pair of art shows this weekend.Van-Go Mobile Arts, 715 N.J., will ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 11 — Le Bernardin

first thought of this episode: "Oh crap, Fabio's talking to his wife ... he's going home." But then Leah just gave up in the middle ...

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cigarette box

i have recently acquired a brass-copper otar cigarette box. it is quite unique and I was wondering if there are many of these available. also ...

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Kids get their spell on this weekend

I'm pretty p-u-m-p-e-d for this Saturday. Yes, the KU men's basketball team is taking on Oklahoma State, but it's what's going down before the game ...

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The new world of college football recruiting …

What if I told you that ESPN interviewed me last week to become a permanent member of the TV show Around the Horn? Would you ...

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‘Patience’ production sets opera in Lawrence

An opera that is nearly 130 years old is getting a fresh coat of paint starting this weekend at Kansas University.KU Opera is staging Gilbert ...

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