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Trepidation on two wheels

Monday I got hit by a car.I didn’t push a pedal again until Friday, and though I had lots of excuses — my bike was ...

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Is the Big 12 now OU’s to lose?

This is the first year I've changed up my Sunday morning routine. In years past, it was a guaranteed lineup: Wake up around 10:30 a.m. ...

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Attack of the Northern Goshawk

On June 27, 2008, I found myself in the Snowy Range portion of the Medecine Bow National Forest in southeast Wyoming. I am fairly familiar ...

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A deep pit

A topic of note lately is the notion of “bailing out” the auto industry. The numbers vary but might be as much as 100 billon ...

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So Much to See (11/24/2008)

Previous: SMTS 11/16/2008 Next: SMTS 11/30/2008 This week's photo of the grain elevator near 20th and Moodie, was identified by Bradford Hoopes aka theyards. I've ...

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The Recession Blame Game

Lately the economy has fallen on hard times, noone can deny that. Where the debate lies are the causes of the mess, and the solutions ...

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Greetings

I appreciate the opportunity to express my thoughts on the LJW blog structure. I plan to comment from time to time on subjects of contemporary ...

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I-70 West Exit to Re-open

It'll have a new roundabout. I didn't realize the housing and K-Mart Distribution was SO close to the exit. It looks pretty nice.

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Assassination of JFK: Where Were You?

It is hard to believe that it has been 45 years since the Barrack Obama of my generation lost his life to an assassination. It ...

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The reality of ‘Rachel Getting Married’

***Sometimes the most important traits of a person can be observed from the moments they spend in the background. Director Jonathan Demme’s new verite-style movie ...

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If an apple a day keeps the doctor away…

What would happen if you ate 30 apples in one sitting? Would you be in perfect health for a month?Someone try this and get back ...

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Road work this week

Projects and detours that could delay your trip this Thanksgiving holiday week across town in Lawrence, or your ride to and from work in Topeka ...

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Where Is That Recipe?

Wouldn’t you know? I can’t find a recipe. The search has been fun, though.Recipe cards are like old pictures or clothes. They bring back memories. ...

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Another 8 years of Clintons

Obama was campaigning on the idea of change but he has been bringing in Washington insiders from the start. For example, Obama chose Biden long ...

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On-Camera Review of “Twilight”

Stephanie Meyer's teen vampire romance book "Twilight" makes it to the big screen this weekend starring Robert Pattinson as Edward and Kristen Stewart as Bella. ...

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river oats

love these big seeds with the jagged edges. They look like some kind of super grain. Despite their appearance, not much likes to eat them ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 2 — Craft

of all, I must say that this episode of Top Chef did one of the smartest things I've ever seen on a reality show: It ...

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What it feels like when you get hit by a truck — a firsthand experience

I got hit by a car Monday night, but it wasn’t until midweek that I started feeling really bad.Let me clarify that a bit.Tuesday morning, ...

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East Hills business undertakes $300,000 upgrade

With the national economy seemingly getting softer by the day, one Lawrence-based company believes it has found a solid product to rest upon — concrete ...

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Flaming Lips “Christmas on Mars” at Screenland in KC

A 35mm print of The Flaming Lips' psychedelic space trip "Christmas on Mars" is showing Friday and Saturday in KC and I will most definitely ...

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