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Chats for June 2008

Fireworks display moves location

Monday, June 30, 2008, 1:15 p.m.

Gary Saathoff, of The Lawrence Jaycees, will answer your questions about the annual Fourth of July fireworks display, which has been moved from Burcham Park to Clinton Lake this year.

Don "Red Dog" Gardner

Red Dog answers your questions about Dog Days

Friday, June 6, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

On countless mornings, afternoon and evenings this summer, drive by Kansas Universitys Memorial Stadium and you'll see hundreds of Lawrencians punishing themselves as they try to get in shape. It's all part of <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2008/may/27/ready_get_shape_dog_days_starting_soon/">Red Dog's Dog Days, a 25-year-old community exercise program</a>. Want to join them - or at least get an idea of what they're doing? Don "Red Dog" Gardner will be here to take your questions.

Matt Elwell

Chat about Thursday night's potential for severe weather

Thursday, June 5, 2008, 9:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2008/jun/04/forecasters_predict_tornado_outbreak_thursday/">has predicted a major outbreak of storms</a> for Thursday night into Friday morning. Join 6News Meteorologist <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/staff/matt_elwell/">Matt Elwell</a> as he takes questions about preparing for the storm and what the early morning forecasts indicate is coming in the evening.

Douglas County Sheriff's Office

Douglas County Sheriff's Office chats about upcoming Wakarusa Festival

Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 11:30 a.m.

Representatives from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be in the NewsCenter to take questions about the upcoming Wakarusa Festival and this weekend's law enforcement.

Michael Johnston

KTA President to chat about turnpike upgrades

Tuesday, June 3, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

<a href="http://www.ksturnpike.org">Kansas Turnpike Authority</a> President <a href="http://ksturnpike.com/meetkta.shtml">Michael Johnston</a> will chat online about the Kansas Turnpike project that will see new bridges built over the Kansas River and upgrades made to the Lawrence toll booths.