Where is this 70% that voted for new sales taxes?

In a so-called educated community such as Lawrence, how in the world did the T Bus win 70% of the vote, seriously? Was it because ...

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house wren

cleared out my wren boxes this morning and was once again impressed with all the effort put in by such small birds. They filled the ...

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Let the Big 3 Reorganize

Big Unions want a big part of the bailout money. I say, let the Big 3 file bankruptcy, reorganize, get rid of the unions so ...

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On-Camera Review of ‘Quantum of Solace’

Eric and drummer extraordinaire Billy Brimblecom tackle the newest installment of the James Bond franchise. ["Quantum of Solace"][1] stars Daniel Craig as a less-talk, more-rock ...

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Now that’s sick

My greatest fear about commuting to work by bike, curiously, is not that I'll slip underneath a passing semi and have my head crushed like ...

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red

With the deciduous leaves mostly gone, the red cedars are really starting to stand out in the woodlots in the area. I always have such ...

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Football to basketball: Are you ready yet?

It tugs at the emotions of Big 12 fans and puts them in a tough spot for the next few weeks. It's the overlap.Yes, that ...

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Top Chef Season 5, Episode 1 - Melting Pot

Well, after a completely lackluster season of Project Runway (and that's putting it nicely) it seems the folks at Bravo still have an appetite for ...

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Dunkin’ Donuts plans to open second Lawrence store

Workers driving into downtown each morning may soon have one less excuse not to bring donuts to the office. Plans are in the works to ...

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New Sec. of Defence in 2009

Who would you like to see as the new Sec. of Defence ? Colin Powel ? Chuck Hagel ? John McCain ?Robert Gates ? Give ...

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Tracking the Flu with Google

Flu season is here and while stumbling around the web ran across an article in the New York Times about using Google searches to track ...

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Colorado exports carbon emissions to Kansas

The Denver Post reported that state regulators approved Xcel Energy's plan to meet energy demands through 2015 (denverpost.com 9/19/2008). This plan includes closing two coal-fired ...

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Top 10 Movies That Jumped the Shark

The term "jump the shark," named after the stupefying moment in "Happy Days" when the Fonz jumped a shark on water skis, has evolved to ...

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New ads add baggage at KCI carousels

[DoubleTake Marketing][1] @ [Yahoo! Video][2]What's next: Ads on the back of a speeding ticket?In the latest incarnation of sales pitches infiltrating our lives in ways ...

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Sales tax numbers coming down to the wire

Maybe it is like a kid getting too excited too early about what will be under the Christmas tree.But, with just two months left, Lawrence ...

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How to donate on a tight budget

When the economy is bad, more people turn to charities for help.A story in today's Journal-World quotes a representative from a local social service agency ...

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Turnpike interchange to be ready by Thanksgiving

Exit 202 on the Kansas Turnpike is poised to reopen to all traffic by Thanksgiving, a month earlier than expected.The exit - officially known as ...

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What’s the most memorable Free State High playoff football game?

Last Friday's home playoff football victory against Shawnee Mission Northwest marked just the third postseason win in Free State High's 11-year existence. Although the Firebirds ...

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Ohio St. reopens, on brick, from Sixth to Eighth streets

The bricks are back on Ohio Street, and they're ready for traffic to roll.By 3 p.m. Wednesday, the street will be open to through traffic ...

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Some Ferment in Biology

This is a great time to be involved in genetics even as a teacher because there is so much change happening in all areas of ...

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