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Swampyville’s - You’re the Poet - “Aftermath”

You're the Poet! Fill in the below blanks with the following words or use your own words. Cry, cry, cry, cry, die, die, say, say, say, say, way, way. Aftermath! By L. Don Oliver I heard the baby ___ I don't want to ___ I heard the ... Continue reading

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Adjustment to Lawrence should be cake for new KU AD Sheahon Zenger

After spending three days in Normal, Illinois, I’ve come to the conclusion that Sheahon Zenger is not going to need much time at all to adjust to his new surroundings in Lawrence. For one, Zenger’s a Kansan by birth and figures to feel right at home at ... Continue reading

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January 19th Rundown

As expected there were many, many calls for non-injury accidents and motorist assists. When I was driving to work I saw more cars on the side of the road than actually driving on the road. The police had a couple of calls i feel were somewhat inappropriate; ... Continue reading

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The Purpose of Sentencing

There are two main purposes served in criminal sentencing; one is backward looking and one is forward looking. The first looks at the crime and seeks to punish the wrongdoer for his past wrongs. This is retribution. The second looks to the future and seeks to prevent ... Continue reading

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Quixotic:musicians, dancers, aerialists, composers, designers, and choreographers coming together to create mass performance art W/ Eliot Lipp DJ Set @ Liberty Hall Feb. 11

If you have been seeking a new concert experience other than the traditional band or DJ let me introduce you to Quixotic. Quixotic is an ensemble of musicians, dancers, aerialists, composers, designers, and choreographers collaborating to produce new forms of artistic expression. This inventive group of artists ... Continue reading

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Tips For Choosing a Therapist: Considering the Cost

On my [Ask the Marriage Therapist a Question][1] post there were some who complained about their relationships with their therapists, and I was also asked some questions about how to choose a therapist. It has occurred to me that a post on how to choose a therapist ... Continue reading

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Obama Care Chickens – Home To Roost?

Reprinted here is an article reporting on how the government (DOD) is processing the new requirement to allow children to remain on their parents insurance until 26. Note the cost is being past on only to the parents choosing to insure their kids. Note it is expensive. ... Continue reading

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Kindness and smiles the norm in Normal, Illinois

**2:33 p.m. Update:** One of the things that has amazed me most about doing this story is all of the connections that exist between Illinois State and Kansas. I'm sure it's like this a lot of places and with a lot of different universities, but, even knowing ... Continue reading

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Strange Night Indeed…

It wasn't particulary busy on the Police Scanner last night, it was just kind of ...weird. The moon appeared full when I gazed upon last night, and you know what they say... Someone called in around 9pm and reported a low-flying aircraft off Clinton Parkway- they said ... Continue reading

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Recap: Jayhawks’ offense better than the final score indicates

Note: Here is a listing of definitions for some terms used in this blog. Also, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below if something doesn't make sense. Before we start, it's time for a little pop quiz. If you had to describe the pace ... Continue reading

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A deeper look at where new KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger comes from

**5:43 p.m. Update:** Just finished up with interviews for the day. Some six hours of tape and about 10 actual interviews and not a single negative word about Zenger. In fact, none of the people I talked to today had even heard anyone utter a negative thought ... Continue reading

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Is enrollment down at Haskell Indian Nations University?

Is enrollment down this semester at Haskell Indian Nations University? Instead of its normal 900 student enrollment, could it be hovering around 590 students this semester? Maybe, some of the tribes, students and parents heard that they were only graduating nine percent of their students and sent ... Continue reading

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Ecological Sanitation: save the precious water

Our world now faces a huge water crisis. I'm sharing here some work that helps especially poor and isolated peoples to maintain sanitation while conserving limited potable water. He is promoting Ecological Sanitation EcoSan. You can find on his blog info about other useful EcoSan methods. Many ... Continue reading

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Channeling my inner Julia

I can't stop saying "BOEUF BOURGUIGNON" as if I were Julia Child. Over and over again on Saturday, I announced to Mr. Meat and Potatoes, and anyone else who would listen, what we were having for dinner. I wished I was wearing pearls and sensible heels and ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Mushroom Barley Risotto

It’s Monday. It’s cold. It might be the end of a three-day weekend for some really lucky folks (yes, we’re jealous!). That said, it’s time for something rich and delicious. Warm, and comforting. And, boy, do we have something that fits the bill: Mushroom Barley Risotto. Serve ... Continue reading

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No Joy

Nothing gets me more excited than chicks who play guitar and do it well. So it's no wonder I got off the couch Sunday night to watch No Joy at the Jackpot. Before No Joy took on Lawrence, US Beefheart took the stage. This is one of ... Continue reading

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With friends like these …

“So, did you ride your bike today?” asked a racquetball buddy, smirking. “What, no bike today?” joked another, smugly. “Where’s the bike? Too snowy for ya?” asked a co-worker, savoring the moment as he held the door open as we walked in together from the, ugh, parking ... Continue reading

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Discussing Perry Jones, LaceDarius Dunn, Josh Selby and Hawks to Rock

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Baylor on Monday night in Waco, Texas. Tom, having watched KU's defense all year, which Baylor player do you think presents a bigger potential matchup problem for the Jayhawks: guard LaceDarius Dunn or ... Continue reading

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Why? The Tragedy in Tucson Explained (Part II)

So, why did the Tragedy in Tucson happen? The best answer to this question is not what was the "cause" of the tragedy, but what conditions need to exist for this type of killing to take place. For most rampage killings the conditions require mental illnes, heated ... Continue reading

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Good deals found at Macy’s, plus semi-annual sales at Yankee Candle and Bath & Body Works

Today I decided to go to Macy's and take advantage of the weekend sale and put my gift cards to good use. Yeah, I could have stayed home and watched the Bears game, but since I had the day to myself, Macy's won out. And what a ... Continue reading

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