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Language in the US

What has come to my attention in the past couple of years is the language curriculum in American schools. The consensus among cognitive social scientists ...

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Big 12 Conference Week 3 awards

While I was working Saturday night, a buddy of mine sent me a text message. It read: "Haha, Auburn 3, Mississippi State 2. Final."Surely, he ...

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Bush’s Trip to Topeka could cost taxpayers $200,000

Last week Congresswomen Nancy Boyda's office issued a news release about a rally the congresswomen would be holding open to the public just one day ...

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Will Obama Dump Biden as VP?

A lot was mentioned in the press initially that McCain should dump Palin. As Obama's campaign teeters on disaster, should Obama dump Biden for Hillary?

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The Politics of Lipstick

This blog is in response to this article in the New York Times. "Politics is a game," I hear some say. A game it is; ...

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How do you like your drink?

Alcoholic beverages have been around probably nearly as long as civilization. The practice (or consequence) of allowing a substance to spoil through yeasts that produce ...

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Rain Rain Go Away

With all of the rainy days that we have had this September, it is starting to feel like we should begin counting animals two-by-two. Looking ...

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College football on Friday night?

Looking for a sure-fire sign that college athletics has become more business-like that ever? Try this on for size. Tonight, when high schoolers around the ...

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Auto burglary reported

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ¢ A 22-year-old Lawrence woman reported the rear passenger window of a vehicle was broken and an HP ...

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Todd is Number 1

Todd is the best in ku history because he has already broke many records. he also lead the team to the best record in kansas ...

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I think I’m in love

I've been a bit reluctant to mention it, for fear my wife might get the wrong idea, but I think I fell in love a ...

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Earth2 - 50 Minute War _ Chap 3

Morning in The Middle EastAt 8:00 A.M. Egyptian time the new Egyptian President Abdul Takamen was preparing to meet with some foreign investors that afternoon ...

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Earth2 - 50 Minute War Chapter 2

Brew as usual went to bed about 11:00. He had a meeting scheduled for Good Friday morning, but then would be leaving to celebrate his ...

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‘Burn After Reading’ offers bleak, hilarous worldview

***Before the critical triumph of the surprisingly warm-hearted black comedy "Fargo" in 1996, Joel and Ethan Coen's critics had accused the brothers' movies of being ...

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Motorcycle riders to hit highways for good causes

Northeast Kansas isn't exactly Sturgis, but it may feel like the iconic motorcycle haven this weekend. At least in the philanthropic sense, as two charitable ...

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Project Runway Season 5, Episode 9 - Astrological avant-garde

A few lessons wannabe reality TV stars can learn from Wednesday night's episode of Project Runway:When a top American designer compares your outfit to fecal ...

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Kindergarten is over

Beating Hillary Clinton was the easy part. It was one of the most complicated and drawn-out national-party presidential primary campaigns in history, but it will ...

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The Sideline Report with Dezmon Briscoe

8:30 p.m.Quick update. Here are the audio links for interviews with [Kansas coach Mark Mangino][1], left tackle [Jeff Spikes][2] and quarterback [Todd Reesing.][3] The first ...

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Trace the Ramona Morgan trial, from incident to conviction

By now, you've surely seen that a jury [found Ramona Morgan guilty Tuesday][1] of two counts of second-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery.And ...

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Twelve Lawrence students named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists

Twelve Lawrence students were named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists today.About 16,000 high school students nationwide were named semi-finalists for the prestigious scholarship, which pays about ...

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