Phil Cauthon

Reporter/photographer/online producer

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Your life is an open Facebook

Lawrencians reconsider posting their personal lives online following Facebook's privacy changes

Since Facebook opened to the public in 2006, the site's privacy walls have steadily eroded. Much of users’ once-private info is now permanently public and easily shared with third parties—and many users have no idea that's the case...

Call for entries: Downtown Lawrence Arts District logo

Downtown Lawrence Arts District is calling for artists and designers to submit a logo design and event name to be used for a Final Fridays initiative. Final Fridays in downtown Lawrence is to be launched on August 27, 2010.

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Video: Will Ferrell, Rob Riggle, Jason Sudeikis and Paul Rudd at the Royals game

The four comedians were at Friday's Royals vs. Tigers game. This 10-minute video clip is their dugout talk during the bottom of the 2nd inning...

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Kansas City artist Peregrine Honig to appear on new Bravo reality series

Bravo's latest variation on reality-style game shows — Work of Art — will feature a Kansas Citian, Peregrine Honig. Work of Art premieres at 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 9...

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A garden variety: Group of Lawrence gardeners organizes tour with hopes of spreading their pursuit

As the screws turned on the U.S. economy a couple years ago and people everywhere were fearing the worst, Amber Lehrman and Jessi Asmussen had their minds on food.

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Lawrence second graders respond to "Nature vs. Nintendo" article

One of the rarest forms of feedback any more is a handwritten letter. So when we got TWELVE handwritten letters today, it was quite a treat...

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Road-trip radio

A guide to podcasts to make your summer drives fly by

Whether or not you appreciate the window views on your road trips this summer, those three-, five-, 10-plus-hour stints in the car sure are a lot more enjoyable if they fly by. For my money, loading up on free podcasts before you hit the road is the best way to make trips fly by...

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Everything old is brew again

The old Walruff Brewery was killed by prohibition, but its legacy lives on in Free State

"... because without beer, things do not seem to go as well." —Diary of Brother Epp, 1902. We're all familiar with the Free State shirt with this quote. But have you ever considered the significance of that date?

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Post-festival wrap: Festy Fest 2010

The fourth annual Festy Fest did indeed happen last weekend, despite organizer's failure to secure a county permit. Approximately 300 to 400 people attended Saturday, which featured the bluegrass festival's main acts, including Mountain Sprout and Split Lip Rayfield. A few videos from the evening are posted herein for posterity...

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Free at last: After months of anticipation, bottles of Free State beer on sale Friday

"Barring a flood or tornado, Free State bottles will be for sale Friday morning." So said owner Chuck Magerl after the last of 1,600 cases of Free State Brewery's first bottled beer was picked up for distribution to Lawrence liquor stores Thursday afternoon...

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