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What did you “used to believe?”

I happen to have a television right above my desk and I try to keep it on some sort of cable news network. I glanced up during a lull in my day and saw the anchor talking about I Used To Believe, a Web site dedicated to ... Continue reading

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Handicapping the field for 2009-10

Well, that’s it. Thanks to the complete meltdown of the supporting cast around King James, we now know that a former Jayhawk will not be winning an NBA title this season, therein ending the Jayhawks’ streak at two in a row. I can’t say this is all ... Continue reading

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Summer gridiron report: Kansas State looks for new life

Just when the Kansas State football team and Wildcat fans were prepared to rid their minds of ex-coach Ron Prince, details surfaced of a multi-million dollar secret agreement that KSU administrators said they didn't know about. Last month, K-State officials filed suit, asking a court to declare ... Continue reading

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The Marching of Futility

Too often a book is offered rather than written – an opinion is taken rather than formed. Too often the words we speak come from the pens or tongues of those we do not know and should not speak for. Our world is one where we have ... Continue reading

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Congratulations to Linda Hanney

Check it out Linda's published article here. http://www.roadtripjournal.com/monthly-survey We are proud of you, Linda! Continue reading

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Top 10 Rock Star Cameos in Movies

They say all actors want to be rock stars and vice versa. There are a select few who are able to do both, but for the most part, we don’t want musicians (especially not will.i.am in “Wolverine,” in theaters now) in our movies and we don’t want ... Continue reading

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new store

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On The Murder of Dr. George Tiller

It was with disgust that I learned about the murder of Dr. George Tiller last weekend in Wichita It made me remember of another slaying that happened here in New York about a decade ago,when Dr. Bernard Slepian was cowardly shot sniper-style by by a radical pro-life ... Continue reading

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Ohio newspaper examines openness in college athletics; KU asks it to pay up for information

The Columbus Dispatch newspaper in Columbus, Ohio, published over the weekend the results of a six-month long investigation into the athletic departments of the 119 colleges and universities in the Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division I-A). The newspaper sought the release of information on things such as ... Continue reading

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Flood House ‘51 - Is It Still Standing?

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/Jun/01/unk014.jpg This house was located in North Lawrence during the 1940's and 1950's. I do not know the street. It was damaged in the flood, but I do not know if it was repaired or not. The family had moved before the flood, I do not know ... Continue reading

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Harper’s Island home to hillbillies and flashbacks

It's a very special flashback episode of "Harper's Island." So bear with me. Sheriff Mills and his men walk purposefully through Candlewick Inn in the opening scene, where plans are under way to search the guests' rooms for clues to Thomas Wellington's murder. Bridal party members are ... Continue reading

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Hot Little Cookie

Cake gets way too much action, if you ask me. There's all this television fuss over cake. Cake Boss, Ace of Cakes, yada yada. I mean, I generally won't turn down a piece of cake, but that's not saying much because I can't think of anything, at ... Continue reading

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Buggin’ out

I’ll admit I like to grouse when the weather makes commuting by bike more of a challenge. Now, however, I have to admit, is the perfect time to ride. Sure, the afternoon/early-evening can get a bit steamy, but, man, the late night/early-morning commutes are absolutely gorgeous. That ... Continue reading

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Summer gridiron report, Day 1: Missouri

The Missouri football team has represented the North in the Big 12 Championship game for the past two seasons. Granted, the Tigers were waxed by Oklahoma both times, but the power-rich South has won the last five conference titles. If MU is to make it to Arlington, ... Continue reading

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In Plain Sight 5/31/2009

Previous: IPS 5/24/2009 Next: IPS 6/7/2009 No houses this week. No pictures from around the county, either. If you don't know this one, then you have no excuses. It is plainly visible from a well traveled thoroughfare. Having said that, I must again admit that I would ... Continue reading

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Review: Carrington group shines in debut

This review of Saturday night's performance by the Simon Carrington Chamber Singers comes from Megan Helm, a Kansas City music educator who lives in Lawrence. Take 24 professional voices from around the country, hand them some of the most challenging unaccompanied choral music from the last six ... Continue reading

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Gogol Bordello wins again!

On Friday night, the hubby and I went to see Gogol Bordello. For like, the millionth time. And, like very time before that, they never disappoint. I've written about them many times before, and posted more videos than I know what to do with. So I was ... Continue reading

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Wetland Litigation

Preview comment Check your comment below for any errors or mistakes and post it. If KDOT and FHWA did not consider the ruling in Ross vs FHWA a "loss", why on earth would they take it to the federal appeals court in Denver? That ruling was upheld ... Continue reading

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The Lady Stakes a Claim.

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/blogs/entry_img/2009/May/30/unk010.jpg This lady built the first home on a street in a new part of town, and set out trees immediately. She moved some of them around a few times as I recall. Her son once said, 'My Mother is the only person I know who moves ... Continue reading