Podcasts The Morning Rush 2007

The Morning Rush Archive for May 2007

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Kansas and Iowa team up for joint scratch lottery game

31 May 2007

Look for lots of sun and comfortable temperatures for the day with the high topping out at 81 degrees with a calm to very light south wind. The evening should stay clear until morning with the overnight low around 62 degrees. In the news: Kansas and Iowa team up for joint scratch lottery game, Kansas environmental agency will try to dismiss lawsuit over carbon dioxide emissions, Identigen to make dent in Lawrence, U.S. meat supply, and one time KU pitcher now among top hurlers in National League.

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A kinder, gentler Wakarusa Festival

30 May 2007

Look for some showers in the morning followed by afternoon and evening thunderstorms. The daytime high will top out at 77 degrees with a South breeze around 10-15 mph, with gusts near 25 mph. Showers will continue
tonight with the overnight temperature dropping to 60 degrees. In news, a Lawrence couple sues to have state regulate carbon dioxide emissions. A kinder, gentler Wakarusa Festival on its way? How long can that jar of relish stay in the fridge? Experts weigh in. Rush did indeed tear his ACL, return date unclear.

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Consultant touts higher parking fines

29 May 2007

The high today will top out at 80 degrees with a strong south wind 10-15 mph with gusts of 25 mph. There is a chance for a few late afternoon thunderstorms that will linger into the evening and overnight. The overnight temperature will drop to 63 degrees. In the news: Consultant touts higher parking fines; statehouse renovation costs grow; bride and groom locked together at wedding reception.

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City high schools hold graduation ceremonies

28 May 2007

Warm temperatures are sticking with us again, but not without a chance of rain on your Memorial Day. Light rain possible during the day turning to scattered afternoon thunder showers by the afternoon with your high topping out at 78 degrees. Showers continue during your overnight with a low of 64 degrees. In the news: more than 700 students graduation from city high schools Sunday, a KU plane maps the Greensburg tornado's path of destruction, KU basketball target Xavier Henry make case for No. 1 recruit, and what's happening to the adrenaline-rush roller coasters?

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Bank robbery hits grocery store

25 May 2007

Temperatures will swing back to 73 degrees today for the afternoon high under partly cloudy skies with an East wind 5-10 mph. Some evening clouds are likely to keep the temperature tonight around 58 degrees. In today's news: City cuts full-time staff position in midst of budget crisis; Bank robbery hits grocery store; Former Credit Union Group executive pleads guilty to federal charge; State track meet opens up today in Wichita.

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Lawrence man picked to become KBI director

24 May 2007

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected before noon today. The daytime high will come early today, with a high of 70 degrees and cooling as the day wears on into the mid to low 60's. Skies will clear this afternoon with the wind shifting from the south at 10-15 mph, to the north at 5-10 mph. In the news: Lawrence man picked to become KBI director, Ryun leads race for GOP nomination in his own poll, Lawrence among the top 100 places to live, and a Lawrence High baseball player allowed to play in state tournament.

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Turnpike authority proposes replacing Lawrence bridges

23 May 2007

Expect light showers before noon today, followed by thundershowers into the afternoon and evening. Your high will top out at 80 degrees under mostly cloudy skies and a South wind of 15-20 mph. Showers are likely into your overnight tonight with the low dropping to 61 degrees. In the news: Kansas Turnpike Authority proposes replacing Kansas River bridges in Lawrence, City Commissioners approve domestic registry, Graduation snafu burns some School of Medicine graduates, Basketball team announces non-conference schedule.

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200 turn out for "sustainability" forum

22 May 2007

Look for scattered showers and thunderstorms through the afternoon today, along with a high of 78 degrees and a gusty South wind 15-25 mph. Some thunderstorms will continue tonight with an overnight temperature of 63 degrees. In today's news: 24 Hours series begins; 200 turn out for "sustainability" forum; SJHS
murals featured in Pulse section

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Thousands walk the hill for KU graduation

21 May 2007

It looks like another warm and windy day ahead of us today. We'll top out at 82 degrees under partly cloudy skies and a strong South wind 10-20 mph with gusts near 30 mph. The evening should remain warm with an overnight temperature of 63 degrees and a chance of showers in the overnight. In the news: Thousands walk the hill for KU graduation; Farmers fed up with rain; and Interactive 911 story online

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Kansas University reveals tuition plan

18 May 2007

Look for another fantastic day for us with a high of 77 and a South wind 5-15 mph with mostly sunny skies. The evenings continue to be cool and clear with an overnight low of 50 degrees. In the news: Kansas University reveals tuition plan, Man accused of making school threat to be tried in federal court, Replay dubbed best bar in Kansas by national magazine, Lawrence High baseball advances to state tournament.

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Pipe bomb causes scare in East Hills business park

17 May 2007

Outside of a couple of clouds in the morning, today will have plenty of sunshine with a high of 74 degrees and an East wind 5-10 mph. Our temperatures this evening will still be cool with the overnight low around 49 degrees and clear skies. In today's news: KU looking into museum plan in Olathe; Pipe bomb causes scare in East Hills business park; KU graduate works for peace.

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Alvamar Inc. sues Alvamar Development

16 May 2007

Look for a warmer day for your Wednesday. The high today will be 74 degrees with a NW wind 5-10 mph under mostly sunny skies. Clear skies will continue tonight with the overnight low dropping to 49 degrees. In today's news: Chemical at the center of dispute between fishermen and Lone Star Lake property owners; Flap over Overbrook police department raises many questions; Alvamar Inc. sues Alvamar Development; Lawrence High girl's soccer sinks Free State in playoffs.

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All-day Kindergarten expands in Lawrence

15 May 2007

Look for showers and thunderstorms for the first half of the day, and clearing skies by the afternoon. The high today will top out near 68 degrees with a North wind 10-15 mph. The evening should stay clear with an overnight temperature of 47 degrees. In today's news: All-day Kindergarten expands in Lawrence; State building woes continue; Clinton Lake rises; Free State baseball beats Leavenworth 23-3.

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E85 missing from Lawrence

14 May 2007

Look for lots of sun and plenty of warm temperatures today. Our high will top out at 89 degrees with a strong South wind 10-20 with gusts near 30 mph. Your overnight may have a rumble of thunder with your overnight low dropping to 65 degrees. In news, E85 is nearly impossible to find at local gas stations, but that may soon be changing. Also, 100 Lawrence residents took part in a national effort to improve our world and a local restaurant will be featured on the Sundance Channel this coming week.

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KU launches emergency text message service

11 May 2007

Look for lots of sun and extremely warm temperatures for your Friday. Our high will top out at 86 degrees this afternoon with mostly sunny skies and a light North breeze between 5-10 mph. Tonight's low will drop to 61 degrees with a couple of scattered clouds and a North wind 5-10 mph. In today's news: KU Hospital board removes KU provost from board position; No verdict yet in Jason Rose trial; KU launches emergency text message service; Free State defeats Lawrence High in baseball by an 8-2 score.

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Kansas gets new education commissioner

10 May 2007

Look for another warm day today with your high topping out at 79 degrees. Look for showers into the mid part of the day today and early evening, with a light NE wind 5-10 mph. The overnight temperature will drop down to 58 degrees with a slight chance of showers. In today's news: Boardwalk fire trial goes to jury; Kansas gets new education commissioner; bookstore battle brewing on KU campus.

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New form of sex education approved by Kansas School Board

9 May 2007

Look for sun today, with a chance of showers about midday. Your high will top out at 79 degrees with a NE wind 5-10 mph, shifting out of the SE by the evening. There is a slight chance for showers tonight with an overnight low of 59 degrees. In today's news: Witnesses defend Jason Rose in Boardwalk Apartment Fire trial; New form of sex education approved by Kansas School Board; Chocolate pizzas all the rage in Baldwin City; Free State catcher knocks in six runs in victory over Olathe North.

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Heavy rains close roads, leave some stranded

8 May 2007

Look for a fairly dry Tuesday ahead, with an isolated shower or thunderstorm possible. The high will top out at 77 degrees with a light wind out of the NW at 5 mph. The best chance for thundershowers will come into the afternoon and early evening. The overnight temperature will drop to 57 degrees with a light SW wind. In today's news: Heavy rains close roads, leave some stranded; Kansas turnpike tolls on the rise; Boardwalk suspect takes to stand in own defense.

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Apartment values not always equal

7 May 2007

In news, apartment complexes next door may not appreciate in value the same way because of a unique valuation system the city uses. Also, three Kansas University students are hoping to put their hometown of Greensburg back together. And in sports, Kansas City Pump N Run won the Jayhawk Invitational. In weather, you can expect more heavy rain to fall across the area again today, with an additional 1 to 2 inches expected. The high today will be 75 with a south wind 5-15 mph. Rain showers continue tonight with the overnight low dropping to 60 degrees.

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Lariviere's appointment to KU Hospital board questioned

4 May 2007

In today's news: Lariviere's appointment to KU Hospital board questioned (see the <a href="/news/2007/may/04/legal_questions_surround_ku_hospital_board/">Journal-World story</a>); Day four of Jason Rose trial means day two of interrogation videotape; Bill Lynch and Midwestern Icons play at Liberty Hall tonight; Kansas University baseball plays Kansas State in three game set starting today. In weather, we finally get a glimpse of the sun today after an early chance of rain. The high today will top out at 79 degrees with a South wind 5-15 mph, gusting up to 20. Look for thunderstorms toward the evening with the low dropping to 65 degrees tonight with a gusty South wind 15-25 mph.

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