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The Timeline Deadline is Here

Is your Facebook business page timeline ready? Well, ready or not, it's rolling over to the new format tomorrow. If you haven't already acquainted yourself with the upcoming changes, you're in for some big surprises. Whether they're ideal still has yet to be decided, but they will ... Continue reading

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Grieving

Over the past couple of days the wife and I noted a lone Canada goose along the road through the southern swamp. It patrolled one side over several days as we passed. We pondered if it had lost its mate and how long it might grieve that ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Brainwashing” by both sides of the “Political Coin”!

Swampyville's - Reading between the Lines! Both sides of the "Political Coin" (Democratic/Republican)! President Obama was recently overheard telling the Russians that after HIS election (meaning: HIS re-election - that he would have more flexibility to do whatever he wanted to do! (Meaning: He would no longer ... Continue reading

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March 29th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Another morning of disturbances, one including a report of a stabbing in Lawrence. Police were called to a disturbance in the 1700 block of W 24th Street at 3:20 a.m.. One person was said to have lacerations and medics did not report any serious injuries. Officers knew ... Continue reading

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The week that was: Markieff Morris nets career-high; Brandon Rush blows up; Josh Selby sent back to D-League

- **Markieff Morris** (Phoenix Suns) scored a career-high 22 points in 26 minutes on Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Keef seemingly hit everything en route to a 108-83 win and went 9-for-12 from the field and 2-for-3 from long-range. He scored nine in a row for the ... Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Just like that – a little over two hours is all it takes sometimes. A great book, a blockbuster movie, a terrific character, and a whole lot of talent - that’s all it takes to make a star. Sure, she already has a few golden statuette and ... Continue reading

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March 28th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After a [busy Tuesday morning][1], things calmed back down to around normal Wednesday morning. Lawrence Police responded on four disturbances between midnight and six this morning. Three of those were said to be Domestic related. Officers reported one arrest being made for domestic battery. No serious injuries ... Continue reading

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Weis releases Spring Depth Chart for KU football

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2012/03/27/Weis_presser_rg_05.jpg Here’s a quick look at the pre-spring Kansas University football depth chart released today by new KU coach Charlie Weis. Weis said the depth charts are very fluid and made it clear that this first edition was made without seeing a single practice. It’s clear by ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 3/27/12

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 team always hopes and dreams at the beginning of the season that it can make the Final Four.** When KU ... Continue reading

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A cure for wilty-but-well-meaning lunch leftovers: Wrap it up

It's no shock that I'm really high on bringing salad for lunch. I've blogged about salad countless times in this space. (We should probably just start calling it "Salad Corner" or something, right, Mr. Editor?) [Ed. note: How about Kale Korner?] Therefore, I'd say that at least ... Continue reading

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March 27th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Law Enforcement was kept plenty busy this morning throughout the county. Shortly before 1 a.m., Douglas County Deputies stopped a vehicle just inside Johnson County at west 103rd Street and Evening Star Road. West 103rd Street is North 1400 Road in Douglas County. The driver of the ... Continue reading

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Spice up a weeknight: wasabi chicken

[As I've mentioned before,][1], chicken has suddenly taken a rather prominent role in our nightly dinner performances. But, as I've also mentioned, I tire of chicken. To me, there is nothing sadder than a grilled chicken breast. I don't care if you marinated it for three days ... Continue reading

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March 26th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police responded on a non injury accident in the 300 block of N 4th Street shortly after 2:15 a.m.. Officers responded on three disturbances this morning in Lawrence. None of these disturbances were said to have involved the use of any weapons and no serious injuries ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Spinach-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Like pizza? Like bruschetta? Like mushrooms? This dinner entree (or side) is a little bit of all of the above. Juicy portobello mushroom caps serve as the base (rather than pizza dough or slices of baguette). Fill them with cheese, garlic, red pepper and spinach for a ... Continue reading

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Jordan Juenemann scouting report: Transition D, toughness key against North Carolina

On Saturday, I consulted Kansas senior walk-on Jordan Juenemann for a scouting report of KU's next opponent, North Carolina. The following is a transcript from our conversation. **Jesse Newell:** First off, what do you know about North Carolina? **Jordan Juenemann:** You talked about last time what sticks ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “Casting for Taxes”

You're the Poet! It is that time of the year when we "HAVE" to (Voluntarily) "Donate" to the Government/Special Interests favorite "Charity": Income Taxes! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Around, bills, discard, fail, found, frills, hand, pail. Casting ... Continue reading

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Michael’s $5 off $25 Purchase Coupons Increase Your Savings

I'm feeling a little crafty. That's really a dangerous thing. I'm one of those people who likes to dream up cute crafts, mull them over and over until I have figured out exactly how I want them to work and then get all of the supplies rounded ... Continue reading

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March 25th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Just before 2:15 a.m. KUPD conducted a traffic stop on a suspected intoxicated driver near Bob Billings Parkway and Bristol Terrace. Officers found that the driver was intoxicated and he was taken into custody. The suspect was also said to be in possession of a knife and ... Continue reading

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Will KU be able to shake the NCAA shooting jitters? Plus, predictions for KU-UNC in the Elite Eight

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on North Carolina on Sunday afternoon in the Elite Eight in St. Louis, Mo. Matt, how do you think North Carolina coach Roy Williams handled the numerous questions he received Saturday about his history ... Continue reading

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It may be spring, but I’m still shopping winter clearance

I know it may be hard to shop the winter clearance racks right now when all the spring/summer clothes are out in all their glory. But I had the best luck this past week shopping the clearance racks at Kohls and Macy's. At this point, items may ... Continue reading

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