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The Morning Rush Archive for March 2007

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The Morning Rush for March 30

30 March 2007

Showers and thunderstorms are likely to continue for your Friday. Look for a high of 72 degrees, with very few breaks in the cloud cover in the afternoon. Wind will stay light out of the SE 5-10 mph. Rain continues off and on tonight, with a low of 55 degrees. Wakarusa promoter says enjoy the music, don't worry about the police; Expanded gaming get the thumbs-up from the Governor; Lawrence residents puzzled at why their dogs got shot by police; Lawrence High baseball wins home opener.

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The Morning Rush for March 29

29 March 2007

Showers and thunderstorms expected today. Look for a high of 76 degrees with a SE wind 10-15 mph and gusts of 25 mph. Some of the thunderstorms could be fairly strong. The storms will linger into the evening with an
overnight low of 58 degrees with gusty south winds 10-15 mph. In the news: being home to a public university could mean higher taxes for Douglas County, Lawrence police shot and killed "threatening" dogs, and KU basketball recruit Cole Aldrich scored six points in the McDonald's High School All-American game.

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The Morning Rush for March 28

28 March 2007

We will begin with clouds and fog, and end with partly cloudy skies and warm conditions. Look for a high today of 80 degrees with a SE wind 10-15 with gusts near 25 mph. The overnight could bring some showers after 2 AM with a low of 60 degrees and a SE wind 10-15 mph. In the news: Incident outside Thai House the latest in several gun issues downtown, Bob Page is new CEO for KU Hospital, Food options for Kauffman Stadium this year, and Sherron Collins' tendonitis worse than originally thought.

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The Morning Rush for March 27

27 March 2007

Rain will be the main story for your Tuesday. Scattered showers with the occasional rumble of thunder on tap with a high of 69 degrees and wind out of the SE 5-10 mph. Showers will continue off and on through the evening with a low of 58. In today's news: Gambling interests turn up heat on state lawmakers; Retail development debated in city commission election; KU students among victims of shooting; Basketball Coach Bill Self reflects on the season and looks ahead.

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The Morning Rush for March 26

26 March 2007

Look for another warm day. The high today topping out at 77 degrees with a south wind 10-15 mph with gusts near 20. The afternoon could bring us a few isolated thunderstorms that will likely linger into the evening. The overnight low will drop to 60 degrees with a south wind 10-15 mph. Wild hogs are shot from a helicopter near Clinton Lake; students at a Nortonville Catholic school donate money to try to keep it open; and, Kansas University's offense seemed to leave the team during its two tough games in California this week, ending its season.

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The Morning Rush for March 22

22 March 2007

Scattered showers early in the day, with your daytime temperature topping out at 64 degrees with a NE wind 10-15 mph. We will pick up another chance for rain in the evening with a low dropping down to 51 degrees. In the news: Legislation to leave doctors out of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act, Truck accident brings back memories of a local woman who was in her own accident three weeks ago, Downtown mural in the works? and KU basketball slated to play Southern Illinois tonight.

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The Morning Rush for March 21

21 March 2007

Your first full day of spring will be warmer with a high of 76 degrees and a strong South wind 15-20 mph with gusts of 30. Look for thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening. The low tonight will be around 55 degrees with wind out of the South 15-20 mph. In the news: Iowa Street ready for improvements? Christopher Belone found guilty of second-degree murder, Gibson Huston cookbook, and Danny Manning set for a promotion.

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The Morning Rush for March 20

20 March 2007

Look for light rain showers through the mid-morning and an afternoon high of 58 degrees with an East wind 10-15 mph. Thundershowers possible in the afternoon as a warm airmass approaches from the Southern Kansas.
Thundershowers continue tonight with a low of 53 degrees and a South wind 5-15 mph. In the news: Lawrence High Teacher charged for having sex with a minor, KU Hospital Chief Irene Cumming resigns, Anti-war protesters gather to mark fourth anniversary of start of Iraq war, and Flint Hills captured in new edition of National Geographic magazine.

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The Morning Rush for March 19

19 March 2007

A warm start, but showers are likely throughout the day. The daytime high should hit about 69 degrees by the early afternoon with a SW wind 10-15 shifting to the North at 5-10 by mid afternoon. Afternoon thundershowers are possible. Overnight low of 40 degrees with a slight chance of evening showers. In the news: Basketball is big. The Jayhawks are headed for San Jose. Also, you might be able to claim a piece of $1.3 million, there's a danger in a popular treatment and a local music group is at it again.

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The Morning Rush for March 16

16 March 2007

Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast today as we stay in the 50s. We'll top out at 55 degrees for a high today with north winds at 8 to 15 mph. A few extra clouds will push in for the afternoon and linger into tonight when we drop off to 33 degrees for a low. In today's news: $14,000 advertising campaign for library upgrades on the horizon; Ft. Leavenworth could become the new home for some inmates at Guantanamo Bay; KU filmmaker earns high praise in film festival for documentary; March Madness officially underway as KU plays tonight against Niagara.

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The Morning Rush for March 15

15 March 2007

Light rain is possible through the noon hour with a daytime high of 54 degrees and a North wind 10-15 mph. The evening will bring partly cloudy skies with a low of 30 degrees and a light north breeze. In the news: KU prepares for NCAA tourney; hospital deal closer; and environmentally-friendly gardens.

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The Morning Rush for March 14

14 March 2007

Wednesday looks to be the last extremely warm day for a while with a high of 79 under partly cloudy skies and a SW wind 10 to 15 and gusts up to 25 mph. The evening low will drop to 47 degrees with a chance of overnight rain showers and a North wind 5-10 mph. In the news: More turnpike tolls in Kansas? KU Medical Center affiliation discussions go another round, playing with Your Food museum exhibit set to open next week, and KU will play Niagra on Friday in the NCAA tournament's opening round.

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The Morning Rush for March 13

13 March 2007

Look for a high around 80 degrees today with a mostly sunny sky and the wind picking up out of the SW 5-15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph. The evening will be warm as well with an overnight low of 53 degrees and fairly clear skies. In today's news: Gov. Sebelius says lawmakers should stay out of KU Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital affiliation talks; Lawrence fire and medical leaders call for restrictions on charcoal and gas grilling; Travel getting tight to NCAA Tournament in Chicago; KU men's basketball players have day of rest.

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The Morning Rush for March 11

12 March 2007

A great day ahead with mostly sunny skies and a high around 76 degrees. The wind will be out of the SE for most of the day between 5-10 mph. The overnight low will be around 50 degrees with clear skies and a light South wind. In the news: In news, we have wall-to-wall men's basketball coverage. We've got complete details of the Big 12 tournament victory, details on the Jayhawks path through the NCAA tournament, the how and where of getting to see the game plus help in filling out your bracket. We also have coverage of how well local governments comply with a federal law.

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The Morning Rush for March 9

9 March 2007

Look for your Friday to bring scattered rain and thunderstorms through midday. Wind will be out of the south at 5-15 mph through most of the day leaving us with a high of 62 degrees. Skies should begin to clear by the afternoon. The overnight low will be around 31 degrees with the wind out of the North 5-10 mph. In today's news: KU Hospital asks that affiliation negotiations stop; Tree-cutting ordinance in the works? In music, Lawrence has its own Tom Petty tribute band and in sports: the Free State girls basketball advance to state final four.

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The Morning Rush for March 8

8 March 2007

Another warm-up in store for your Thursday. Look for a high of 62 degrees with mostly clear to partly cloudy skies, and a wind out of the SE 5-10 mph. Showers possible close to midnight with an overnight low of 41 degrees. In the news: Hospital and Med Center disagree about agreeing; Downtown sculpture goes down; and Free State Fever hits Lawrence.

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The Morning Rush for March 7

7 March 2007

Cooler air moves back into the area. Our high today will struggle to 51 degrees with a North wind 5-15 mph and partly cloudy skies. The wind will shift by the evening out of the east 5-10 mph leaving us with a low of 29 degrees under partly cloudy sky. In the news: two cloning bills on life support in the Legislature, city commissioners give a tax abatement to a business park in town, but may take a look at how it gives out future abatements, all the types of mustard under the sun can be found in Wisconsin, but are headed to the Free State Brewing Company, and the KU women's basketball scores a big upset over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 tournament, now move on to take on Baylor tonight.

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The Morning Rush for March 6

6 March 2007

Another mild day on tap for your Tuesday. Look for a high of 65 degrees with partly cloudy sky and a SE wind 5-15 mph. More clouds by the afternoon with a low of 31 degrees. In today's news: Mumps are back; City growth doesn't come cheap; One Baker University student's struggles with eating disorders; and in sports, KU men's hoops come in ranked No. 2 in AP poll.

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The Morning Rush for March 5

5 March 2007

Temperatures start in the 20's but climb up to 60 degrees by afternoon with plenty of sunshine. A very mild and pleasant Monday with light winds before temperatures cool off to around 30 for an overnight low. In the news: a home invasion hits a local apartment complex, early retirement is getting expensive, KU basketball players pick up some hardware and shoes are a source of art on local power lines.

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The Morning Rush for March 2

2 March 2007

Clear skies to start the day. Look for a high of 44 degrees with a gusty WNW wind 15-25 mph. More clouds building into the afternoon and evening. There is a chance of flurries after midnight with an overnight low of 23 degrees. In news: Round three of the city's downtown waterline replacement project starts this summer; representative introduces a bill that end most public benefits for illegal immigrants; KU jazz festival enters its 30th year; and in sports, KU women's basketball wins in Columbia, beating Missouri 70-66.

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