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The Morning Rush Archive for October 2006

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The Morning Rush for October 31

31 October 2006

It's a cold start to the morning with wind chills in the low 20s thanks from north winds. Today should bring plenty of sunshine with a few scattered clouds and a high of 48 degrees before dropping down to 40 for trick-or-treating hours. In the news: KU still short women professors, Kline gets big corporate bucks, kids' scary stories and Kaun out for KU basketball.

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The Morning Rush for October 30

30 October 2006

A very mild start to the day with temperatures holding in the upper 50's. Today's high will top out at 75 degrees with high clouds and strong south winds before the cold front moves in this evening. In the news: a new way to get a break on property taxes, a footprint detective story, an old school house lives and KU with quarterback questions.

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The Morning Rush for October 27

27 October 2006

A wet and soggy start to the day. An inch of rain has fallen overnight, which will taper off later this morning, with a chance of sunshine this afternoon. Highs will only reach 56. Skies will clear overnight with temperatures in the mid-60s on Saturday. In the news: students make a documentary of the school district's "opt-out" military recruiting policy, Kansas economic leaders discuss several issues facing financial growth, and Fields art gallery will finally close its doors after decades on Mass. Street.

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The Morning Rush for October 26

26 October 2006

Rain fall late last evening leaves clouds, fog and drizzle around this morning. The day will remain wet and cool with the high topping out at 58 degrees and a slight chance for a passing shower. In the news: a look at homicide trends in Douglas County, anti-Kline ad linked to abortion doctor, and profile of Billy Mills.

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The Morning Rush for October 25

25 October 2006

Mild start to the morning, with temperatures holding at 50 degrees. Today there will be a limited amount of sun, if any as cloud have rolled in keeping the high at 58 degrees and bring a chance of rain tonight. In the new: city commissioners vote 3-2 in rejection of the proposed Wal-Mart at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive, a century old-mystery is solved using photographs, Baker celebrates the 10th birthday of its English chapel, KU football player Eric Washington's career is over and a local restaurant is now featuring a Spanish appetizer.

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The Morning Rush for October 24

24 October 2006

It's another cold start to the day with temperatures in the low to mid 20s. Clear skies overhead will allow lots of sunshine and a high of 61 degrees before the cloud roll in tonight. In the news: a Kansas Board of Tax Appeals Member steps down in wake of investigation, a "person of interest" in murder case arrested, and no luck at all for Mangino and Kansas.

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The Morning Rush for October 23

23 October 2006

It's going to be a nice fall day with lots of sunshine and temperatures reaching a high of 55 degrees before cooling down tonight to below freezing. In the news: Wal-Mart returns to the City Commission, a KU professor wants to map world cultures, a local blogger tracks the love lives of stars, and KU's Meier takes reps in Sunday's practice,

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The Morning Rush for October 20

20 October 2006

Temperatures warm up today with the high reaching 72 degrees as clouds increase and winds of 10-20 mph blow in from the south/southwest. In the news: City and county planners ponder the year 2030; the Lawrence High School and Free State High School football rivarly spans many facets; Liberty Hall turns 20; and the KU men's team faces reporters at Media Day in Oklahoma City.

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The Morning Rush for October 19

19 October 2006

Temperatures stay below average today only reaching a high of 58 degrees with cloudy skies and winds from the north, northwest at 5-10 miles per hour. In the news: a sex shop faces legal fight, Lecompton bridge dispute to be resolved, KU's Giles faces child-support troubles.

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The Morning Rush for October 18

18 October 2006

Today's high temperature came at midnight at 57 degrees and it will continue to fall from there. A chance of rain, cloudy skies and breezy will keep the temperatures around 50 before dropping off to a low of 36 degrees. In the news: more info surfaces at murder hearing, a former Phill Kline aid questions church donations, alternatives to leafy salads, and C.J. Giles gets suspended from KU basketball

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The Morning Rush for October 17

17 October 2006

It's another dreary start to the day with clouds, fog and drizzle. Some sun will return late this afternoon helping temperatures reach a high of 72 degrees. In the news: a local hip-hop artist found dead, low blows in Kline v. Morrison, kids fear the draft and KU is No. 1 again.

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The Morning Rush for October 16

16 October 2006

Clouds cover the sky in the morning though only a slight chance for rain in the first half of the day. Below the clouds, temperatures struggle only reaching a high of 64 degrees. In the news: less funding for medical research, a Douglas County death investigation, a taxi book for kids and the return of two Jayhawk legend

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The Morning Rush for October 13

13 October 2006

It's a cold and frosty start this morning after setting a new record low in the lower 20's. Things will eventually warm up to a high of 60 degrees with lots of sunshine and light winds from the west. In the news: the NCAA puts KU on probation for three years but does not include a post-season ban; experts debate HIV exposure laws, like the one under which a Lawrence man was recently convicted; and historians pursue the cultural aversion to Friday the 13th.

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The Morning Rush for October 12

12 October 2006

Scattered clouds this morning help keep the temperature in the mid 30's, delaying the first freeze until tonight. The rest of the day should feature plenty of sunshine with highs in the 50's with west/northwest winds before dropping off to a low of 29 degrees. In the news: The only survivor of a deadly fire last month speaks out for the first time, KU police issue a crime alert around campus, and two Jayhawks are picked as preseason players of the year in Big 12 men's basketball.

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The Morning Rush for October 11

11 October 2006

There is some sunshine in the forecast this morning before cloud return at midday with the accompanying cold front and strong NW winds. Temperatures will reach a high of 52 before the front, and then hoover in the upper 40's later in the afternoon. In the news: the first frost of the season, lack of food for the poor and elderly, chocolate confusion and a former KU great meets her hero.

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The Morning Rush for October 10

10 October 2006

Clouds will cover the sky for most of the day bringing a slight chance for light showers, but significant rainfall shouldn't happen until this evening. Temperatures will struggle, only hitting a high of 56 degrees. In the news: Shooting tapes are released, a quiet, expensive sewer problem, a girl with a donated heart valve shares her story, and both KU and Oklahoma State look to rebound from close loss.

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The Morning Rush for October 9

9 October 2006

Monday morning will see some scattered clouds and leading into a mostly-cloudy afternoon with a high of 66. Thicker clouds will arrive tonight, leading to rain arriving tomorrow. In News, soybeans gain popularity, an unorthodox developer, Yiddish at KU and new rules for KU football.

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The Morning Rush for October 6

6 October 2006

Temperatures in the morning start in the upper 40's and will eventually rise to an above average high of 78 degrees thanks in part to clear skies and a south wind. In thew news: Medicare Part D could get more complicated and expensive; the city wants to put in more bus stops; the best-known experimental films will be shown around Lawrence this weekend; and, Kansas University wide receivers Brian Murph and Dexton Fields have experienced success by switching where they line up.

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The Morning Rush for October 5

5 October 2006

With thick clouds, the temperatures this morning remain in the upper 50's. Light winds from the northwest will help keep it cool today with a high of only 69 degrees with some sun returning later in the afternoon. In the news: A statewide group calls for a tougher stance on domestic violence, a glimpse at the upcoming Home Energy Conservation Fair, and a look at Kansas University football's offensive line.

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The Morning Rush for October 4

4 October 2006

A cold front moved in over night bringing cooler temperatures. We should see some sun this morning, but with north winds and thickening clouds, the temperatures should only reach a high of 74 degrees before hitting an overnight low of 52. In the news: Pinckney students conducting archaeological dig, vandalism reported throughout city, and FSHS boys' soccer gets first win against Olathe South.

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