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Big Time Celebs and Extortion

I usually watch the Late Show w/ David Letterman but for whatever reason, did not last night. So I wake up and watch the CBS Early Show this morning and see a clip of Dave talking about how someone was trying to use extortion as a means ... Continue reading

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RoeD Rage!!

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Sep/30/roadrage.gif ***************************************** Seems every time I pick up the paper, or in the case of LJW online, every time I log on, the subject of what happens on the street has someone angry. The autos against the bicycles, the pedestrians against the cars, the truckers against the ... Continue reading

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Review: “Whip It”

[three stars] Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut “Whip It” is so overflowing with enthusiastic performances that it is impossible to watch it and not have a good time. Sure, you may notice an over-reliance on music montages to show the evolution of a budding teenage romance. You may ... Continue reading

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Review: “The Invention of Lying”

[three stars] "The Invention of Lying" sounds like one of those perfect high-concept scripts: In a society where everyone tells the truth, one man learns how to lie and takes full advantage of it. But there's so much more going on in the new movie from Ricky ... Continue reading

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Kansans learning to make their communities healthier places to live

Topeka is hosting a two-day “Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit,” and I was given the opportunity to attend it along with about 200 others from across the state who care about health. Here’s some food for thought: The design of a community — where people live, ... Continue reading

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ChatterTV week 5 picks, and Mel Kiper’s latest Big Board

The latest episode of ConferenceChatterTV can be found below, where I pick against the Big 12 in a couple games in week 5. Record to date: 35-8 (81 percent): ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. today released his latest Big Board, where he ranks the best prospects ... Continue reading

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Saving Money With RedBox Rentals

Slashing your family's budget takes a more than just cutting coupons or skipping the fast food and take out. Look a little further into where you spend your money. One area that can add up quickly is renting movies. There are so many options out there that ... Continue reading

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Putting the savings strategy into play

I’m ready to move on to the next step. I worked out my strategy; I’m eager to get started. I purchased a binder and plastic dividers to house my coupons. The binder is being organized by category, i.e. cleaners, dairy, snacks, etc. The plastic divider pages are ... Continue reading

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The Sideline Report with Kale Pick

Let's get right to this week's Sideline Report with Kansas quarterback Kale Pick. The Sideline Report with Kale Pick http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Oct/01/ku_fbc_media_day_2009_pick_.jpg Jesse Newell: What’s the best part about growing up in Dodge City? Kale Pick: That’s a tough one. Probably the relaxed environment. It’s kind of laid-back. That’s ... Continue reading

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Battling the injury bug

Greetings to all you fine readers of KUSports.com. I'm Asher Fusco, and I'm at the helm of this blog, meant to entertain and hopefully enlighten from time to time. This space will usually focus on Kansas University or Big 12 Conference athletics, with occasional diversions into the ... Continue reading

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Review: “Zombieland”

[three stars] It’s been five years since zombie movies became mainstream again, thanks to “Shaun of the Dead” and the “Dawn of the Dead” remake. We were overdue for another. “Zombieland” isn’t as clever as “Shaun” or as scary as “Dawn.” Instead, this new horror comedy successfully ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 9/30/2009

Previous:IPS 9/22/2009 Next: IPS 10/7/2009 littleone and mom_of_three together had the answer. See below. I've been late lately and I'll apologize in advance for the next few weeks when events will likely continue to keep me from meeting my self-imposed Sunday evening deadline. http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Sep/30/sDSC_5087a.JPG 2nd image: http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Oct/02/sDSC_5087b.JPG ... Continue reading

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Re-Entry

The changed life and ministry of Mr. Cooper is wonderful to read about. Every Wednesday we gather, twelve or thirteen women in orange, “INMATE” on their backs, and two of us from the “outside.” We come in the name of Prison Fellowship ministry. They come for a ... Continue reading

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“Capitalism: A Love Story” angers and inspires

The timing is right. The entire world is struggling to find its way out of a recession. Middle America is pissed off and broke. U.S. unemployment is soaring and the economic meltdown continues. So along comes the provocateur filmmaker who has spent the last 20 years raging ... Continue reading

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If “ifs” were Truckloads of Penny’s

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Sep/30/Old_Glory_prayer_flag.jpg The first giant “if” cited by KDOT Secretary Miller was whether the 32nd St alignment will survive a challenge in federal court by those of us who oppose the SLT on cultural, historical and environmental grounds. That Ms. Miller placed the lawsuit up front and center ... Continue reading

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Links: Favorite in Big 12 North depends on whom you ask

Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska have now played four non-conference games each. The question still remains, though. Who is the favorite in the Big 12 North? Here are some links from folks sharing their thoughts on what they've seen so far in the Big 12 North and how ... Continue reading

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Can a 15-year-old mom marry the 22-year-old father of her child? Only if a judge says it will be in her best interest

Q. I am a 15-year-old mother trying to get married to the 22-year-old father of my child. My parents have given consent. Can I marry in Kansas? A. Getting consent of your parents is just one step in the process for a 15-year-old getting married. And, technically, ... Continue reading

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What the Hell, Larryville??!

This is going to be a very short blog because its basically just a rant. As most of y'all know by now, I am a former resident and still a semi-frequent visitor of your charming little hamlet. I love Lawrence... It has such a embracing spirit about ... Continue reading

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Bearing witness in the twitter age

"To be a journalist is to bear witness. The rest is no more than ornamentation. To bear witness means being there--and that's not free. No search engine gives you the smell of a crime, the tremor in the air, the eyes that smolder, or the cadence of ... Continue reading

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Money Saving Strategies to Take to the Store

Probably the most difficult thing about learning to save money when you shop is adjusting your mindset. I struggled with this for a very long time and when I finally accepted some basic principles it all fell into place and I began to start saving money. Here ... Continue reading

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