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The Morning Rush Archive for December 2006

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The Morning Rush for December 29

29 December 2006

Rain is likely throughout the day, but temperatures will stay warm with a high of 56 degrees. Winds will be out of the east-southeast at 10-20 mph. During the overnight, rain will continue and temperatures will slide to 47 degrees. In news: The city and an employee file a lawsuit against the company that runs the Brandon Woods Retirement Community; Westar postpones its decision to build a new coal-fired plan in eastern Kansas based on construction costs; Pulse staff releases the top 10 Lawrence arts and entertainment stories of 2006; and the Jayhawks pull away from Detroit.

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The Morning Rush for December 28

28 December 2006

Temperatures will stay warm today with a high of 51 degrees and a low of 44 with a chance of showers in the evening while most rainfall should happen overnight. In the news: A district judge rejects Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline's move to file charges against abortion provider Dr. George Tiller; police arrest two more Lawrence residents suspected in an Ottawa shooting; cocktail party tips just in time for New Year's Eve; and, the Jayhawks spent Wednesday morning at Bill Self's clinic.

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The Morning Rush for December 26

27 December 2006

A few more clouds today but temperatures will hit a high of 54 degrees thanks to a south wind blowing between 10-20 mph. Low of 37 degrees. In the news: City officials to discuss downtown violence, police report more downtown violence over the weekend, and Bill Self enjoys a Christmas with the family.

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The Morning Rush for December 26

26 December 2006

The day will start off with a cool breeze but winds will shift from the southwest helping the temperature hit a high of 48 degrees. In the news: KU Info is back, Christmas Dinner again comes to Lawrence, and Bryant Nash enjoys basketball tour in the Middle East with the Harlem Globetrotters.

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The Morning Rush for December 22

22 December 2006

A dreary Friday is in the forecast. Drizzle, fog and cloud cover will continue for the first part of the day before a glimpse of sunshine is possible in the afternoon. We will hit 44 degrees for a high with northwest winds at 5 to 12 mph. Tonight the clouds will continue to break as we drop off to a cold 29.

In news: Lawrence Public Library checks out its one-millionth item for the year; Gov. Sebelius says Sunflower Electric Power Corp. will likely be able to build its three new coal-fired plants near Holcomb; and, Nathan Padilla hits a late free throw to give Lawrence High a victory in the City Showdown.

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The Morning Rush for December 21

21 December 2006

After a soaking rain Wednesday, we'll have some sunshine today. Partly to mostly cloudy skies are in the forecast as the temperature makes it up to 54 for a high. The winds will remain out of the south at 5 to 10 mph. Tonight there is a slight chance for a few wet snowflakes with the temperature dropping off to 32.
In News: A witness in a Lawrence battery case is shot in Ottawa, heavy snow misses Lawrence, and Kaun gets healthy in return to KU basketball's starting lineup.

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The Morning Rush for December 20

20 December 2006

Rain showers are possible throughout the day with a high of 48 degrees and southeast winds between 10-20 mph. In the news, education officials push for increased language training, holiday candy has its final run in Lawrence schools, and KU trounces Winston-Salem State in basketball.

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The Morning Rush for December 19

19 December 2006

More scattered clouds are in the forecast today as the temperatures tops out above average. We'll hit 49 degrees as the winds switch out of the southeast at 5 to 12 mph. The clouds will thicken tonight, and there is a chance for showers beginning late tonight. The temperature will drop to 36 degrees. In news: The federal government weighs in on coal-fired power plants, county commissioners give themselves a raise, and KU coach Self looks to former players for inspiration.

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The Morning Rush for December 18

18 December 2006

More sun will return today with northeast winds at 10 to 15 mph. The high temperature in the forecast is 46 degrees. Tonight a few scattered clouds will continue as we drop off to 25 degrees for a low temperature. In news: Charities get a big boost during the holiday season; two new young women win state pageants in Lawrence this week; and the Kansas University women's team defeats Santa Clara at Allen Fieldhouse.

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The Morning Rush for December 15

15 December 2006

The morning starts off a bit chilly with temperatures in the 30s and upper 20s. However, we should still reach a high in the 60s by the middle of the afternoon.

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The Morning Rush for December 14

14 December 2006

Get ready for a nice day today, with well above-average temperatures throughout the day. Expect the high to be in the mid-60s! In news: Affordable-housing plan takes step ahead, Christmas thieves caught, Julian Wright gives a shout out.

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The Morning Rush for December 13

13 December 2006

This morning will start off with clear skies and cold temperatures but plenty of sun and southwest winds will help the temperature reach a high of 60 degrees. In the news: Yellow House owners are indicted, Lawrence's water tastes bad but is safe, food-of-the-month clubs gain popularity and KU finalizing plans for Anderson Family Football Complex.

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The Morning Rush for December 12

12 December 2006

A cloudy start to your morning with temperatures around 40 degrees. The clouds should break up by mid-day and expect a high in the mid-50s. In News: Legislators say OK to Kansas University reaching into Missouri for life science partnerships, more charges related to Vital murder, and Ryan Wood hands out Woody Awards for KU football.

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The Morning Rush for December 11

11 December 2006

It's a cloudy and misty start to today with some areas of patchy fog with a temperature in the mid-40s for this morning and a high of 53 degrees for this afternoon. In News: Forclosures are up around Douglas County, The National World War I museum in Kansas City, Mo., draws a crowd, and the Kansas City Chiefs see their playoff dreams die.

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The Morning Rush for December 8

8 December 2006

A bitter-cold start to your morning with temperatures hovering around 10 degrees and wind chills down near 0. By the afternoon, expect temperatures to jump up into the 30s. In news: some Kansans say U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback hasn't always been pro-life; a new Lawrence political group plans to seek a local minimum wage hike; Mike Finnigan recalls his ascent from basketball player to organist; and, Brandon Rush talks about facing pressure during his sophomore season.

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The Morning Rush for December 7

7 December 2006

An artic cold front brings north winds and wind chills below zero with temperatures in the teens. The winds should eventually calm, and with some sunshine temperatures will hit a high of 28 degrees. In the news: local reaction to Iraq commission's report, Political speaker says Brownback unproven for presidential run, "Own your own" art show kicks off.

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The Morning Rush for December 6

6 December 2006

Temperatures remain average with a high of 45 degrees under partly cloudy skies and northwest winds between 8-15 mph. In News: a new study shows Kansas is getting healthier, the city makes legislative reccomendations, and KU coach Self likes his teams effort.

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The Morning Rush for December 5

5 December 2006

In Weather: Another cold start to your day with temperatures around 20 degrees and clear skies but by the late afternoon, look for temperatures to reach the mid-50s!

In News: Brownback contemplates a White House bid, Lawrence contemplates a new 311 info number, and KU edges out USC in hoops.

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The Morning Rush for December 1

1 December 2006

In News: Nasty weather misses Lawrence, Klines abortion probe continues, and KU coach Self gets a new deal.

In Weather: All of today's winter warnings have been cancelled, however it is still very icy out there, so be careful.

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