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The Morning Rush Archive for July 2006

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Morning Rush for July 31

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.

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Morning Rush for July 28

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.

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Morning Rush for July 27

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.

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Morning Rush for July 26

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

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Morning Rush for July 25

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.

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Morning Rush for July 24

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.

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Morning Rush for July 21

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.

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Morning Rush for July 20

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.

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Morning Rush for July 19

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.

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Morning Rush for July 18

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.

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Morning Rush for July 17

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.

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Morning Rush for July 14

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.

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Morning Rush for July 13

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.

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Morning Rush for July 12

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.

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Morning Rush for July 11

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.

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Morning Rush for July 10

10 July 2006

Rain is in the forcast for today so make sure to grab your umbrella. In the news: KU finds Lawrence isn't that mean to homeless, a new lizard hits town, vacation dieting tips and baseball rain-outs.

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