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October 27th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Just before 2 a.m. Lawrence Police were called to investigate a burglary in the 1100 block of Ohio Street. Police arrived to find a broken window and blood around the area. Just a few minutes after 2 a.m., KU Public Safety Officers arrived at one of the ... Continue reading

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Entry No. 2: Comparing Kansas to Belgium

Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball. Life in Europe is definitely different than my life in Lawrence, Kansas. First off, I still find it hard to fathom that almost everything is ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: 5:50 p.m. - More signs point to Big 12 liking 10 as U.S. government gets involved

**5:50 p.m. Update:** More signs starting to roll in that the Big 12 is prepared to stay at 10, whenever it gets there. Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino gave his thoughts on the ongoing realignment saga. Pitino, who firmly is against the idea of the Big East's ... Continue reading

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KU men’s basketball straw poll: Jayhawks give opinions on current team

During media day sessions in the last two weeks, I was able to talk to all 15 Kansas men's basketball players to ask their opinions for an anonymous poll. Players were not allowed to vote for themselves. Here are the results (and a special thanks to Nick ... Continue reading

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The Pied Piper plays his song this week at Lawrence Arts Center

Just how irresistible was the music of the Pied Piper? It'll be easy to find out Thursday through Sunday, when "The Pied Piper of Hamelin" hits the [Lawrence Arts Center][1]. The production is an original, with the play and music written by Lawrence artists Ric Averill and ... Continue reading

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October 26th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Lawrence Police were called to investigate a disturbance, reported to involve the use of a weapon. The weapon involved was said to be a BB Gun. The caller was a third party, not directly involved in the disturbance, who was receiving information about the disturbance through text ... Continue reading

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New social network Unthink: First thoughts

After months of buzz and speculation, after an oh-so-trendy [promo video][1] that made the rounds on YouTube, after months of waiting for an invite, we're finally in to the beta rush for new "liberated" social network [Unthink][2]! Well, kind of. Actually, not really. But we did get ... Continue reading

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Cliff’s Notes: Turner Gill press conference, 10/25/11

Here is the Cliff's Notes version of Kansas football coach Turner Gill'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 press conference audio has been posted. • ... Continue reading

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The time is right to plant garlic

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2007/jul/15/128173/ Are you one of those people who could slay a vampire with a single exhale? If you are, it might be wise to spend a bit of time outside in the wind tonight planting garlic before the temperature plummets. Basically, plant a clove and get a ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - “SHAFTA back on the Tracks”

Ask the Politically Correct! Question: What does SHAFTA stand For? Politically Correct Resolution: (Southern Hemisphere American "Free" Trade Agreement) (My fictitious term) (Currently incomplete due to the fact that several South American Progressive Socialist countries have refused to sign on to it and have created their own ... Continue reading

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October 25th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

Not much activity in Douglas County overnight. Things kept pretty quiet. Officers responded on a few disturbances, conducted several car stops and address checks. Officers also responded with Fire/Medical on a life threatening medical call around 4:30 a.m.. Other then that one medical call, none of the ... Continue reading

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Entry No. 1: Introduction to Belgium

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* How do I write a basketball diary? They never taught me this while I was at Kansas! But my friends at Ascend Books proposed the ... Continue reading

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The Catholic Church And Occupy Wall Street

The Vatican today release a document "Toward Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of Global Public Authority." This document calls for reform of the international monetary system, taxes on financial transactions, and "forms of recapitalization of banks with public funds that make support ... Continue reading

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Realignment Today: 2:28 p.m. - All systems go: Mizzou to leave Big 12; West Virginia set to join

**2:28 p.m. Update:** At this point, it would be far more shocking if the Tigers did not leave and West Virginia did not become the Big 12's 10th team. That's where we're at with regard to conference realignment and how it affects the Big 12. What we ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Earth Mother’s Mesclun Medley with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Well, because it's supposed to be close to 80 today, I couldn't resist another cold salad for Meatless Monday. I mean, how much more warm weather are we really going to get? Toss up this salad and sit on your balcony, deck or other outdoor space tonight ... Continue reading

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Rubber lover

This is a blog about rubber. You’ll notice there’s no “s” on the end, though I thought it ironic or at least coincidental that the night I sat down to wax eloquent on the topic of rubber I rode to work and rolled over an empty industrial-sized ... Continue reading

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October 24th Overnight Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A pretty average early Monday morning, activity wise. Police in Lawrence performed a number of vehicle stops, performed a few address checks, along with a few disturbances. One of the disturbances sounded to be domestic related and I believe, resulted in an arrest. Eudora fire crews were ... Continue reading

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Brown Butter Apple Clafoutis - a Sunday evening sweet

It's apple season, which usually means apple caramel pie to me, but dang if I haven't all but given up on apple pies. They're always soupy. I know, I know. You'll say add cornstarch or more flour to the filling. I've tried. I don't know, but it ... Continue reading

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Inequality in Public Schooling Still Persists In America

It has been over 50 years since the Supreme Court ruling Brown vs Board of Education, the famous case rendering separate but equal schooling unconstitutional. And while this ruling played a key role in shaping initiatives to eliminate the inequities that existed between races within the school ... Continue reading

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A Look at New Network Dramas

The networks continue to struggle to adjust to modern audiences’ viewing habits and seem panicky and bewildered by sagging rating for their dramas. I would suggest to them that they calm down and let some of these programs find their audiences. There are some new dramas worth ... Continue reading

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