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Notebook: Kansas Mauls the Bye Week

Marge, how many kids do we have? Oh, no time to count. I’ll just estimate- uh, nine.

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KU to host Fox’s ‘Big Noon Kickoff’ pregame show for Oklahoma game - KU Sports
As it receives this selection, KU is benefiting from a general lack of marquee matchups in next weekend’s slate, the fact that “GameDay” is going to Salt Lake City for a game between No. 13 Utah and No. 8 Oregon (which is actually going to air on Fox right after KU-OU) and the Sooners’ undefeated record.

Houston will pose new but vaguely familiar challenge to KU in Big 12 - KU Sports
“It used to be you could look at a few of those little dogs and go, ‘I can get that one, I can get that one, I can get that one,'” Sampson said. “I ain’t seen nobody I can get in this conference. That’s the difference. They’re all German Shepherds, man.

KU volleyball tops TCU for 3-1 road win - KU Sports
The Kansas volleyball team continued its strong start to Big 12 Conference play Sunday afternoon, knocking off TCU at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth by a score of 3-1 (18-25, 25-14, 25-16, 25-15).

Eraser Dust

Kalispell Public Schools looks to create charter schools | Daily Inter Lake
The public charter schools would operate under Kalispell Public Schools and be governed by the district’s Board of Trustees. The Board of Public Education will monitor the charter schools’ performance. Publicly funded, the charter schools would be tuition-free.

Cayuse Prairie IT director a ‘multidimensional gal’ | Daily Inter Lake
Had she gotten into the entertainment industry, Moses doesn’t think it would have made for a healthy life. She still gets to dabble in entertainment, however, writing lyrics, including for a song at the school’s 125th celebration, and be married to a musician, TJ, who was her guitar teacher. She also has previously published articles and is working on a long-term project of writing a semi-autobiographical book.

Travis Kelce, Taylor Swift celebrate latest Chiefs win with party at mansion
Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift followed another Chiefs’ win with a celebration at Kelce’s Kansas City mansion catered by a well-known barbecue food truck, according to the Daily Mail.

A slap in the face of Montana’s public land users | Daily Inter Lake
Governor Gianforte's veto of Senate Bill 442 hurts hunters, anglers, trail users, and wildlife.

After Sidney Powell pleads guilty in Georgia case, Trump claims she was 'never' his attorney, despite their past ties | CNN Politics
“Sidney Powell was one of millions and millions of people who thought, and in ever increasing numbers still think, correctly, that the 2020 Presidential Election was RIGGED & STOLLEN, AND OUR COUNTRY IS BEING ABSOLUTELY DESTROYED BECAUSE OF IT!!! MS. POWELL WAS NOT MY ATTORNEY, AND NEVER WAS. In fact, she would have been conflicted,” Trump wrote on Truth Social.

Mad for it. This is why Liam Gallagher doing public transport announcements is a shrewd move | Jonn Elledge | The Guardian
All this was a publicity stunt – an effective one, apparently, since I’m writing about it – to promote the Beyond the Music festival, which saw 100 artists perform at 17 grassroots venues across the city region. Normally I’d raise an eyebrow at claims that the idea of getting the ex-Oasis singer involved came from Andy Burnham himself; but having been at his mayoral campaign launch event back in 2017, with its Manchester tarts, eccles cakes and all-Madchester playlist (Elbow, Inspiral Carpets, Lisa Stansfield et al), I can actually sort of believe it.

The surprising history of the Kingsmen song 'Louie Louie' : NPR
This year is the 60th anniversary of the Kingsmen's recording, "Louie Louie." The song has a surprising backstory.

Elon Musk Says He’ll Give Wikipedia $1 Billion if They Change Their Name to D*ckipedia
"I will give them a billion dollars if they change their name to Dickipedia," wrote Musk. "Please add that to the [cow and poop emojis] on my wiki page," he continued. "In the interests of accuracy."