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The Morning Rush Archive for February 2007

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The Morning Rush for February 28

28 February 2007

Look for more clouds as the day wears on. The temperature will top out at 60 degrees today with gusty SE winds 15-25 mph. There is a chance of thundershowers this evening switching to a rain-snow mix overnight. Overnight low tonight will be at 35 degrees with a strong East wind. In the news: Lawrence City Commission Primary results, Kansas University student loses out on $3,500 in a scam, Lansing man won't face vehicular homicide charges, and the KU men's golf wins big in Houston.

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The Morning Rush for February 27

27 February 2007

Tuesday promises a partly cloudy sky with wind out the SE 5-15 mph and a high of 50 degrees. Temperatures tonight drop to 35 degrees with more clouds moving in by the evening. Wind could be gusty at times out of the SE 10-15 mph, gusting up to 20. In today's news: Voters cast their ballots for candidates for city commission; Schools battle the flu; Trial in case of neighbor against neighbor begins; and in sports, Kansas beats Oklahoma, 67 to 65.

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The Morning Rush for February 26

26 February 2007

A cool, but quiet day with a chance of some light rain and a couple of flurries through the morning rush hour. High today around 46 degrees with the wind out of the NE 5-10 mph. Skies should begin to clear by the afternoon. Overnight low around 22 degrees with a mostly clear sky. In news, we go on the road with the folks at NAVTEQ, the people responsibile for bringing you all your online maps. Also, we have coverage of legal help coming for the city's battle to uphold the smoking plan. And, in sports we get you ready for the Jayhawks battle with the Sooners tonight in Norman and in features we bring you a complete list of Oscar winners.

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The Morning Rush for February 23

23 February 2007

Look for a partly cloudy morning with the potential of thunderstorms for the evening commute. High today around 61 degrees with gusty southeast wind between 15 and 25 mph. The evening could have a few rain showers mixed in with a low of 47 degrees. In news, The mayor's idea for jail time for those who bring guns near downtown Lawrence bars; Kirk Rundstrom, famous Kansas musician, died Thursday; Oscar predictions galore; Russell Robinson likely to miss Saturday's game with an injury.

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The Morning Rush for February 22

22 February 2007

Thursday promises mostly sunny skies with slightly cooler temperatures this afternoon. High today around 58 degrees and a north wind 5-10 mph. Tonight will bring a low of 35 degrees and a NE breeze 10-15 mph. In the news: KU enrollment goes down, the Kansas House rejects a bill to increase the minimum wage, city leaders consider increasing fares for para-transit service, and KU women's basketball teams falls to Oklahoma on senior night.

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The Morning Rush for February 21

21 February 2007

Lots of sunshine and warm temperatures for the afternoon. Look for a high of 65 degrees with wind out of the west 5-10 mph. Clear skies again tonight with an overnight low of 31 degrees and a light breeze out of the North 5-10 mph. In the news: English comes closer to becoming official state language; Don't leave the kids in the car; and what's in your food?

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The Morning Rush for February 20

20 February 2007

Temperatures this afternoon will top out at 51 degrees with a North wind 5-10 mph and a chance of light rain showers through the mid-morning. By the afternoon the sky will clear with a south breeze. Tonight's low will dip to 30 degrees. In news, candidates for Lawrence City Commission reveal campaign finances; Equal Rights Amendment resolution proposed in state legislature; Lawrence law enforcement discuss pros and cons of digitally- recorded interrogations; Girl Scout cookies arrive in Lawrence; and in men's basketball, Jayhawks beat Kansas State Wildcats, 71 to 62.

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The Morning Rush for February 19

19 February 2007

Look for a high of 61 degrees today with partly cloudy skies and a strong West wind 15-30 mph through most of the day. Rain showers likely in the evening with a chance of snow flurries overnight with a low of 30 degrees. In news, our top story is out of the Lawrence School District: Changes are coming to the ESL program. Also, the actions of Lawrence frequently outrage state legislators. In features, the story is dance - flamenco dance that is. And in sports, tonight KU and K-State tip off in a Big Monday match-up.

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The Morning Rush for February 16

16 February 2007

Temperatures warming to a high of 36 degrees with partly cloudy skies. Wind will be brisk out of the SW at 10-20 mph gusting up to 30. A slight chance of rain showers into the late part of the afternoon and light snow flurries by the evening. Overnight low around 20 degrees. In news, Lawrence residents go to Topeka to speak out against proposed domestic registry ban; Peanut butter is recalled; Lawrence Letterday - a Free State High band gets ready for a new album; and former KU signee Chris Lindley dies.

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The Morning Rush for February 15

15 February 2007

Cold weather continues. Look for flurries before noon. High today of 17 degrees with mostly cloudy skies to start out, with a North wind of 5 to 10 mph. The sky begins to clear during the evening with an overnight low of 9 degrees. In the news: Wescoe Hall improvements on tap; lawmakers urged to fight bullying; all about moles.

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The Morning Rush for February 14

14 February 2007

Another bitter day today. Look for a high of 18 degrees with partly cloudy skies and a north wind 10-15 mph. More clouds move in tonight with a chance of flurries tonight and tomorrow morning. Overnight low of 1 degree. In news, a plea is reached in a murder trial, a man proposes to a local woman as they fall out of an airplane, Lawrence residents tell their tales of dates gone right and wrong and the Kansas Jayhawks take on the Colorado Buffaloes tonight at 8 p.m.

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The Morning Rush for February 13

13 February 2007

The heaviest snow is already done. Lingering flurries possible through the morning, with the temperature dropping through the day. High of 25 with overcast skies and a brisk North wind 15-25 mph. Blowing snow could be a minor problem with slick streets and reduced visibility. Wind chill reading will be between 10 degrees and zero though most of the day. In news, Judge declares mistrial in murder and arson trial for Jason Rose. Lobbyists and lawmakers battle over state minimum wage. Bald eagle in critical condition after swallowing pieces of lead. Vehicles at fitness centers targeted for theft. In Sports, cover story on KU basketball star, Shaquina Mosely.

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The Morning Rush for February 12

12 February 2007

Light rain likely through the day. Overcast skies with a brisk NE wind 10-15 mph. High today around 39 degrees. Evening rain changing to snow by late evening. 1-3" of snow possible tonight. In today's news: Two proposals out of the Kansas Legislature. One would give students who live closer to their schools the opportunity to ride a school bus, while the second would provide greater incentives to filmmakers who film in Kansas. In features, we celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 198th birthday, while the celebration of Kansas' 92-74 victory over Missouri continues in sports.

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The Morning Rush for February 9

9 February 2007

A cool day in store for your Friday. Look for mostly cloudy skies and a North wind 5-10 mph with a high of 29 degrees. Mostly cloudy skies continue tonight with a low of 16 degrees and a light North wind 5-10 mph.

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The Morning Rush for February 8

8 February 2007

Your Thursday will be slightly warmer at 31 degrees and partly cloudy skies. Wind out of the Northeast at 5-10 mph. More clouds will build in tonight with a few light snow flurries possible. The overnight low will be near 16 degrees with a light Northeast wind at 2-7 mph. In the news: Boardwalk testimony continues; Lawrence resident witnesses blue chemical cloud; famed photographer coming home to Lawrence

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The Morning Rush for February 7

7 February 2007

Cool air driving the afternoon high down to 28 degrees with mostly cloudy skies and a Northeast wind 5-15 mph. The clouds continue into the evening with a lighter North wind and an overnight low of 15 degrees. In today's Journal-World, an update on the report from consultants that have been in town; the start of the Jason Allen Rose trial; the pre-prepared meal craze and the return of Kansas State to Allen Fieldhouse.

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The Morning Rush for February 6

6 February 2007

Look for a much warmer day today. Daytime temperatures topping out at 44 degrees with a Southeast wind at 10-15 mph and partly cloudy skies. Evening temperatures dropping to 19 degrees with partly cloudy skies and light Northeast wind. In news: Jury selection begins today in the case of the Boardwalk Apartment fire. U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts talks about Kansas' efforts to lure a $450 million federal research facility to Kansas New policy at Lawrence Community Shelter means fewer neighborhood complaints In Sports, Kansas University freshman Sherron Collins' solid play could earn him more minutes during the second half of the Big 12 Conference men's basketball season.

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The Morning Rush for February 2

2 February 2007

A frigid arctic chill sweeps in bringing our high today to 18 degrees. Wind out of the North at 10-15 miles an hour will bring our wind chill to single digits for most of the day. More clouds for the evening and a low around 6 degrees. In news: Kansas University Medical Center announces a controversial partnership with a Missouri hospital; a judge will allow what police say was Jason Rose's confession to be used in his murder and arson trial next week; two Lawrence-area residents talk about their experiences on American Idol; and, Bill Self and Billy Gillespie talk about their friendship before Saturday's big game between the Jayhawks and Aggies.

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The Morning Rush for February 1

1 February 2007

A bit of a warm-up in store with the high today near 30 degrees. Look for partly cloudy skies with wind out of the NW at 5-10 mph. Evening snow flurries are possible with the wind picking up out of the NW at 15-25 mph, leaving the wind chill -5 to -10 degrees for the overnight and the actual low around 8 degrees. In news: Spilling waste disrupts KU lecture; Turnpike tolls may pay for KU repairs; & the 2007 Langston Hughes Creative Writing Awards are handed out.

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