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Rainy Day

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.Langston Hughes

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Jim Slattery’s Hosed ad

As we are getting closer to the election it appears that attack ads are getting more and more aggressive. One ad that I have noticed, ...

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Lions and Firebirds to meet 3 times this week - Be there!

Monday afternoon the Free State High soccer team played host to Lawrence High in the second city showdown of the fall season. The first, a ...

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working at home because of Plant closing ?

working at home sounds like good advise for the 50+ people that will lose there jobs after december 31 at the progress vanguard plant located ...

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Your worst nightmare

went out to the Baker Wetlands Sunday about noon hoping to see some birds. I mostly struck out on that score. There were lots and ...

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Week 8 analysis/Heisman Trophy talk

Last week, I tried to [make sense of a mess of unexpected results][1] in the Big 12 Conference. After this weekend, it's a bit clearer. ...

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A crash course in cycling

There is a theory, espoused by people who have nothing better to do than sit around and espouse all day, that the average cyclist crashes ...

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Have a look at the athletic field plans

UPDATE: Apparently the plans are hard to read. Here are links to some PDF files [LHS][1] [Free State][1]We've heard from some people that they haven't ...

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So Much to See (10/19/2008)

Previous: SMTS (10/12/2008)Next:   SMTS (10/26/2008)Dave Lignell identified this week's picture of one of the ponds at the Lawrence Area Rotary Arboretum. Honorable mention to ...

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Be afraid…very afraid.

Read the fine print. Maybe we need to stay away from Clinton Lake or some one is going to hunt us.

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Seed Collecting

morning, I helped collect seeds of native plants from a virgin prairie to spread on a nearby restoration. The day ended up being a gorgeous, ...

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Retiree

When papers are printed, the reading public deserves to read the truth. This article was written by a journalist who knew some of the sordid ...

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Hodgkinson for U.S. Senate

It's time to look past just the Republican and Democratic candidates and to a Libertarian, Randall L. Hodgkinson. The Libertarian statement of principles says "the ...

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Powell Endorses Obama, It’s NOT about race*

Colin Powell has officially endorsed Obama as president. He said it was how Obama has handled the financial crisis. My question is: What EXACTLY has ...

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High School Musical — Redux

Think back to your high school days, and the buzz among the artsy performer types at your school as the selection for the year's musical ...

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What if McCain Won?

It is heard in the press and in the blogosphere, that if you vote for John McCain, you are a racist. It doesn't matter if ...

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Why We Should Stay: The Risks of Abandoning the War in Iraq

Tackling Iraq was a prudent choice. We have interests in the country economically, as well as tackling tyranny specifically in that area of the world, ...

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If Powell Endorses Obama Sunday Stock Market Should Plunge After Polls Released

Is it just me, or is it everytime there's good news for Obama in the presidential polls, the next day, the stock market nose dives?To ...

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Same-Sex Marriage: How Will it Affect Our Society?

All social ills will always exist, the only question is in what quantity. Divorce rates can go up or down, marriage rates can go up ...

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