29 September 2006
Temperatures around 40 degrees make a chilly start to the day, but they should top out at 76 degrees making a pleasant afternoon before a mild evening with lows around 50 degrees. In the news: City commissioners are expected to name a new city manager today; the stolen soccers nets have returned for a Lawrence youth soccer league; musician Brian Coughlin talks about why he writes music inspired by cartoons; and, former KU standouts Kirk Hinrich and Nick Collison tease each other about returning Oct. 15 to Allen Fieldhouse for an NBA exhibition game against each other.
28 September 2006
Scattered clouds and northwest winds between 10-15 mph should make it chilly start to the day and it won't get much warmer as temperatures will stay well below average only reaching 61 degrees for a high. Tonight temperatures drop to 40 degrees, with some parts having lows in the upper 30s. In the news: Kasold Drive construction is ahead of schedule; a challenge to the state's immigrant tuition law is in federal court again; a Lawrence Police officers saves the day for an eighth-grader; and, Kent Dobbins talks about his recent triathlon successes.
27 September 2006
The morning will start in the mid 50's and will move into the 70's this afternoon. A few passing showers will come through in the evening. In News: a fatal shooting in Baldwin, big cat owners have to give them up, a sad week for Lawrence, and a brewing quarterback controversy at KU.
26 September 2006
Tuesday starts off with clear skies, leading to more sunshine in the afternoon. In News: Police take the life of a suicidal woman, a promising KU student is remembered, substance abuse among teens and a long-standing tennis rivalry is re-visited.
25 September 2006
It will be a cool start to the morning with temperatures in the 40s, but they will rise to an average high of 77 degrees with plenty of sunshine this afternoon and staying clear for the overnight hours. In the news: Police shoot a woman during a standoff, a family says goodbye, your pets are likely fat and basketball bootcamp begins at KU
22 September 2006
The clouds break this morning allowing sunshine back in helping temperatures reach a high of 79 degrees before cooling off tonight to 56 degrees and partly cloudy skies. In the news: Lawrence schools are projected to get almost $3 million more this year thanks to the Virtual School enrollment; the Kansas Commerce Department is sending work out of state for the state's tourism magazine; "Art into Art" opens this evening at the Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University; and, KU punter Kyle Tucker is a perfectionist, his coach says.
21 September 2006
We're beginning with a wet Thursday, with showers and storms that should continue throughout the day. The Wakarusa festival promoter says he was unaware of the hidden cameras used for security; Lawrence Memorial Hospital trustees are discussing a joint venture to build a new multimillion-dollar radiology center; the fourth annual Kansas Audio-Reader sale will be this weekend at the fairgrounds; and, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan discusses KU's turnover ratio.
20 September 2006
Grab a jacket for cool morning, which will yield to a breezy day. In news: A city manager candidate steps forward, questions in an arson hearing, strange fruit and a new face for KU volleyball.ï¿¼
19 September 2006
Again, another chilly start to the morning with the temperatures in the low 40s, but a very pleasent day is ahead with lots of sunshine, weaker winds, and highs reaching 70 degrees. In the news: Three more confirmed dead in an East Lawrence House fire, the city and KU ponder combining bus systems, kids play video games late and two top freshman quarter backs hook up this weekend.
18 September 2006
A chilly start to the day as temperatures are in the mid to low 40s, but the day should bring plenty of sunshine as highs reach 69 degrees. Tonight, temperatures cool off for the lowest they've been since spring, bottoming off at 39 degrees. In the news: A fire kills at least two in East Lawrence, animated adventures for a KU student, and pain for KU's quarterback
15 September 2006
South winds will create a breezy day with scattered clouds and highs reaching 85 degrees before cooling off to 65 degrees for tonight. In the news: Hidden cameras and equipment aided law enforcement at the Wakarusa Festival; Lawrence city commissioners favor scaling back plans for library expansion; Tool's drummer sits down for an interview with the Journal-World; and Free State High coach Bob Lisher earns coach fo the week honors.
14 September 2006
A clear, cool morning will yield to an afternoon a little bit warmer than what we've seen lately. In news, Kline memo fallout, city land gets put to use, new KU Theater show and a plan for KU versus Toledo.
13 September 2006
A very cool start to the day will yield to the 70s this afternoon. In news, Medicaid troubles for the state, cracks are appearing in the united front of the GOP, gourmet specials on the menu at Lawrence Memorial Hospital and the Lions fall to Olathe East soccer.
12 September 2006
This morning will have clouds, fog and cool temperatures around 60 degrees. The fog should be gone by late morning, but the clouds will linger into the afternoon with a few breaks for sunlight however the temperatures will only manage a high of 70 degrees. In the news: More plans for the Farmland plant, Phill Kline memo shows churches a target of fundraising, adult puppet show comes to the Replay and KU prepares for Friday game with a short week.
11 September 2006
A thick fog limiting visibility to a quarter of a mile in parts will linger until 8 or 9 a.m., and the clouds will remain the rest of the day as temperatures struggle to reach a high of 72 degrees. In the news: A Lawrence retrospective on the 9/11 terrorism attacks five years ago, permission to wear skinny jeans, and KC loses a game and a quarterback.
8 September 2006
Scattered clouds will fill the skies this morning as the temperatures rise into the mid 80's, with the high topping off at 85 degrees. Today should remain dry until this evening as clouds thicken with a slight chance for overnight rain. In the news: some citizens want a countywide vote on the route of the South Lawrence Trafficway; a Lebanese tobacco shop is exempt from the smoking ban; a controversial documentary about 9-11 conspiracy theories is coming to Lawrence; and Free State wins again.
7 September 2006
A cool start once more to the day, which should end up in the mid-80s. In news: KU makes babies pay, another dangerous intersection, a band plays drums and juggles, and a high school volleyball tournament ends.ï¿¼
6 September 2006
A cool start will lead to another beautiful day today, with clear skies and temperatures just below average. In news: Humane Society repairs, Morrison sounds off, spinach dishes and KU football seeks balance.
5 September 2006
Another cool start to the day, but again another pleasant one ahead as sunshine and light north winds hold the temperature to a high of 79 degrees before cooling off again into the 50's tonight. In the news: Kansas looks to increase its wind energy production, Lawrence school district sees no problem in not requiring background checks for its volunteers, a local autism support group helps those families dealing with the condition, Q & A with KU grad and director of "The Wicker Man," and Mark Mangino's new contract doesn't include a buyout clause.
4 September 2006
Temperatures start off cool in the 50's with some scattered clouds but a beautiful day is ahead with temperatures topping off at 77 degrees and light winds from the north. In the news: Electric busses, a new state committee looks at taxes, ACT and SAT tests are around the corner, and the same old story for KU's defense.