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Top Americana albums of 2006

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¢ Joel Luber, a KU student who studies popular music in American culture, has posted his top-10 Americana albums of 2006 on [AmericanaRoots.com][1]. Bands on the list include the White Ghost Shivers, Old Crow Medicine Show and Hank Williams III.What do you think? Did he miss anything? Post your comments below.¢ David Williams, the second president candidate at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, interviewed at the campus yesterday. The first candidate to interview was KU's Jim Roberts, who is vice provost for research. Read the [Huntsville Times'][2] account of Williams interview.¢ Burdett Loomis, KU political science professor, is quoted in a story on [Bloomberg.com][3] about the organization MoveOn."Pelosi and Reid have to figure out how much credence to give to MoveOn, and it's hard," said Burdett Loomis, a professor of political science at the University of Kansas who has written about interest group politics. "When you're not trying to capture power but you're suddenly trying to use power, it throws everything up into the air."¢ Six Springfield, Mo., residents have signed on as subjects for Lawrence photographer Scott Indermaur's "Revealed" photo project, the [Springfield News-Leader][4] reports._"What I want them to do is look within, dig deep inside, and find objects that represent their spirituality and essence of who they truly are," says Indermaur who does corporate photography for Springfield businesses and the Chamber of Commerce._Read the original Journal-World story about the photo project [here][5]. [1]: http://www.americanaroots.com/content/contributing-writers/2006-top-ten-2.html [2]: http://www.al.com/news/huntsvilletimes/index.ssf?/base/news/1169806780321550.xml&coll=1 [3]: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601103&sid=aGpolFlFBMEA&refer=us [4]: http://www.news-leader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070126/LIFE/701260332/1093 [5]: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2006/aug...

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