Deadwood Edition Issue #245

May 5, 2009

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Save & Splurge, with Alan Sneegas

Likes to go to Aldi before the movie and buy off-brand Sunny D to sneak into the theater.

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TOWNIE GUIDE TO... the singer-songwriter shuffle

Jamie Benvenutti, sultry songstress and sporadic student

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Curiouser and Curiouser

The eccentrics and oddities of roadside Kansas are no longer "Overlooked"

Lawrence filmmaker Fally Afani Ruzik spent the last three years traveling lesser known highways and byways to capture the quirky essence of roadside culture in the Sunflower state—the result is this multi-part travelogue of the weird...

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Benched

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Supreme Court Justice David Souter announced his retirement last week, providing President Obama his first opportunity to reshape the high court's bench.

Jesus Chrysler

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American automotive giant Chrysler filed for bankruptcy last week after negotiations between creditors and the government collapsed.

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Horse Sh*t

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50-1 upset Mine That Bird won the Kentucky Derby.

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The Kath to Power

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Former Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius was sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services last week, becoming the final piece of President Obama's cabinet.

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Much a flu about nothing

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Panic surrounding the swine flu subsides, replaced by panic about something else ...

Tramp camp

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Lawrence city commissioners will consider establishing a campground for up to 50 homeless people...

Opportunism knocks

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Ramble On

The Midday Ramblers release new album, organize benefit show

Boyled and Served

What happens when we get our little grubby hands on a nice church lady.

Because I Can.

Chocolate. 'Nuff said.