31 July 2006
A heat advisory is in effect until Tuesday night, with highs in the triple digits. In the news: a family deals with repeated burglaries, low voter turnout expected for Tuesday's primaries, dumpster diving season begins, and the Raiders hunt for a state title.
28 July 2006
Highs continue to reach the 90's today, as the targeted peak is 93 degrees with partly cloudy skies and a small chance for a shower or thunderstorm. In today's news: sixteen-year-olds can now give blood in Kansas, Douglas County's new voting machines are ready for Tuesday's primary, Kevin Willmott features Bunker Hill, Kansas, in his new film, and the planned football complex at Memorial Stadium will not obstruct Campanile Hill.
27 July 2006
Quite a few scattered clouds start the day, with a slight chance for a morning shower and partly cloudy throughout the afternoon. In the news: reactions to a possible sales tax hike, Kansas finds it needs more teachers, Real Men will prove they can Cook, and the final day at the Big 12 media showcase.
26 July 2006
An overnight shower came through Lawrence and there is a slight chance for a shower early in the day. The high will be 97, with a low of 76 tonight. In News, a new park and ride system for KU, a local boys home on the brink of closing, new ways to spice up old recipies, and a KU Football team on a mission
25 July 2006
A mild start to the day with a few scattered clouds but lots of sun by the afternoon with highs near 96 degrees and then a chance for thunderstorms after midnight. In the news: Harris Construction and East Lawrence near a development deal, evolution critics gain a financial upper hand in state Board of Education races, advice for teens with bad jobs and a new face for Kansas State Football.
24 July 2006
A pleasant start to the morning with temperatures in the 60's and some high clouds, but things should warm up by afternoon with the high topping off at 92. In the news, the city puts a strain on water, city limits fun for kids at parks, help with getting organized and KU basketball stars expand their games.
21 July 2006
A much needed break from the heat will come today as cooler temperatures and a few showers ending by the afternoon are in the forecast. In today's news; drivers license renewal law for 21 year olds, new signs available for deaf drivers, Jon Niccum reviews 'Lady in the Water,' and sportswriters pick Nebraska and Oklahoma to win their Big 12 divisions.
20 July 2006
A scorching forecast for today, with the temperature soaring to 105 and the heat advisory continuing. In today's news: Burglaries linked to Lecompton murder, bargain hunters to battle sidewalk heat, a surprising garden and new banners for Allen Fieldhouse.
19 July 2006
A mild start to the day will give way to a sweltering afternoon with the heat index continuing above 110. In today's news, collecting tax money from Wakarusa drug busts, trying to breathe the air in Wescoe Hall, eating out in the Midwest and mourning a beloved athlete.
18 July 2006
Another hot day is in store, as the heat index will near 115 degrees and the heat advisory has been extended until 7 p.m. Wednesday. In today's news: Alvamar Incorporated board change over is coming; Jayhawks on Parade are vandalized again; MOMS Club of Lawrence plans another benefit concert for families struggling with cancer; and, two Lawrence legion baseball teams qualify for the state tournament.
17 July 2006
Be aware, the heat advisory is still in affect with temperatures today reaching 101 degrees and the heat index over 110 degrees. In today's news: some Lawrence officials favor multi-family home inspections, Douglas County gets new equipment through Homeland Security, men need to do more hosework and KU football has an emerging star.
14 July 2006
After a wet evening, prepare for another hot day with temperatures in the upper 90s. In today's headlines, commissioners disapprove of higher taxes, East Lawrence Neighborhood complaints, entertainment editor Jon Niccum on "You,Me and DuPree" and Ted Debiasse's comeback.
13 July 2006
Scattered clouds will give way to very spotty showers and the slight chance for thunderstorms today, although most of us will stay dry. In today's news: DNA evidence for police investigating a murder, a prison sentence for a former prison worker, Master Gardner awards for local businesses and a slugfest win for the Lawrence Raiders.
12 July 2006
Patchy light fog will give way to sunshine today, with another hot, partly cloudy day expected. In today's news, a dangerous intersection gets new stop signs, a local family battles the aftermath of the microburst, A KU grad produces Stephen King's nightmares, and KU football players suffer in the heat.
11 July 2006
Chances for rain in the morning is still a possibility, but expect the temperatures to rise through the week starting this afternoon with highs are 88 degrees. In today's news, a possible plan for the intersection of 19th and Louisiana, a conviction for an arsonists, a dirty life for pirates and a Free State football game minus pads.