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In Plain Sight 2/22/2009

Previous: IPS 2/15/2009 Next: IPS 3/1/2009 Someday I hope to expand my horizons to include photos that have some small bit of artistic merit. Clearly I'm not there yet. This week, I would only suggest that your horizons stay expanded. http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/22/scaDSC_3200a.JPG Image #2: http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/23/scaDSC_3200b.JPG Image #3: http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/25/scaDSC_3200c.JPG ... Continue reading

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Make Your Next Meeting Green

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/21/greenectyGa1942.jpgIs your group meeting or convention using green techniques? It's estimated that a 5 day meeting for 2,500 people will use 87,500 napkins and 75,000 cups. Marriott estimates a 3 day meeting for a 1,000 will use 200,000 kilowatts of electricity, 100,000 gallons of water and generate ... Continue reading

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Devil’s Work Dictionary Winners & Next Term

Congratulations to logicsound04, who won last week's challenge with over 53% of the votes. jonas_opines came in second. As the top two vote getters, both will have their satirical definitions for the term Going Public posted in Devil's Circle of Winning Satirists, where they will be enshrined ... Continue reading

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Dakotah - Bumps in the road

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/20/california-state-seal.jpgThe California Vehicle code is a mighty work. It contains thousands of laws governing the operation of seemingly every possible conveyance, and in as many pages. I was not surprised to learn that the law actually permits those who travel by horse, or drive a team of ... Continue reading

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Cookie says he’s ready for KU fans

Nebraska guard Cookie Miller says he's ready to take the ribbing he's sure to get from Kansas fans in Saturday's game at Allen Fieldhouse.If you remember, in the teams' first matchup, Miller had to be separated from KU's Mario Little after the two battled for a loose ... Continue reading

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On-Camera Oscar Picks 2009

If you're looking for a reason to watch the bloated, self-congratulatory Academy Awards telecast this year, why not bet on who's going to win? It'll give you something to root for while Hugh Jackman sings and soft-shoes his heart out and we remember all the actors that ... Continue reading

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What’s Your Style: Conventional or Confrontational?

I was recently giving thought to my communication, conversational style. I have known for a long time that people consider me somewhat confrontational...okay, take that somewhat out. I use the excuse that after years of working with young children, I have adopted a short, direct method of ... Continue reading

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The Fairness Doctrine and the Myth of the Liberal Media

A simple exercise in logic would tell us that opposition to the Fairness Doctrine (http://www.museum.tv/archives/etv/F/htmlF/fairnessdoct/fairnessdoct.htm), thereby allowing all viewpoints to be aired would benefit the conservatives fighting against the evil "liberal media."I find this to be a little curious, and am posting this blog to find out ... Continue reading

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Sunday Gravy, Nine Millimeter Optional

When my husband and I were first dating (if that’s what you can call it – we were already roommates), our favorite thing was to make a big pasta dish on Sunday nights and watch The Sopranos, and try to talk with a Jersey-Italian accent all night. ... Continue reading

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NBA Trade Deadline Arrives; Any Jayhawks On the Move?

5:30 p.m. AnalysisAll of the deals might not be done, but the deadline has passed. So let's take a look at how the trades that happened will impact the Jayhawks in the NBA. 1. Drew Gooden to Sacramento Gooden gets yet another fresh start, this time on ... Continue reading

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An Open Conversation with Eric Holder

I am Black and I don't agree with Eric Holder. I think Americans, North and South and everywhere have open and honest conversations about values and ideas of groups with different skin colors, and other traits of diversity. They talk about black-on-black crime, the lost generation of ... Continue reading

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 13 — Finale, part 1

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/19/Picture_1.pngYou have to give it to Top Chef. Even when you watch the show on DVR at 4 a.m. with a fussy baby, the folks behind the show sure know how to grab your attention. Despite being in its fifth season, Top Chef still has some big ... Continue reading

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Family Traditions with a TWIST

Thirteen years ago I married an Irishman. His long family heritage mixed with his love for St. Patrick’s Day found me in unfamiliar territory. Although I always wore green and even attended the local parade for the “holiday” I never thought much about St. Patrick’s Day. My ... Continue reading

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Legalize marijuana

well written, our country needs awareness. Continue reading

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Bob Skelding - Update

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Feb/18/Bob_at_pose.jpgwww.wagonteamster.comI spoke with the Mississippi Highway Patrol yesterday regarding the official cause of the accident between the T.K. Stanley Company tanker and the horse-drawn wagon driven by Bob Skelding.MHP Trooper, Walton, stated their finding was “Failure to yield on the part of the T.K. Stanley truck and ... Continue reading

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Sub-State hoops on the horizon

Well that was painful. Last Tuesday night, the Free State High boys basketball dropped its 16th straight game, losing 53-44 to Shawnee Mission North, which entered the game with a 2-14 record. The loss hit the Firebirds hard, as players dejectedly exited the locker room after the ... Continue reading

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State launches stimulus plan Web site

Kansas has a new Web site that is being used to put out information about the new federal stimulus package. Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson announced it Tuesday, the same day President Barack Obama signed the stimulus plan.Parkinson said that as additional information about the stimulus and its ... Continue reading

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Valley home to diverse wildlife

Most early, crisp mornings Chip Taylor and his dog make their way along the Coblentz marsh located in the Kansas Wildlife and Parks area of Clinton Lake. As usual, there are ducks, geese and traces other wildlife from the previous night. Chugaah, a well-trained hunting dog, is ... Continue reading

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All-Star Extravaganza: Jayhawk Style

So last weekend’s NBA All-Star extravaganza got me thinking. Why not craft a blog about Jayhawks in the NBA that is based on the events and festivities that took place in Phoenix, where Shaq and Kobe (of all people) led the West to a drubbing of the ... Continue reading

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On-Camera Instant Review of “The Wrestler”

Eric Melin and guest co-host Whitney Mathews (www.whitneymathews.com) review Mickey Rourke’s comeback role in Darren Aronofsky’s new movie “The Wrestler.” Co-starring Marisa Tomei as the stripper who wins his heart and Evan Rachel Wood as his estranged daughter, “The Wrestler” is a gripping, realistic walk through some ... Continue reading

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