Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008
Expect more rain for the morning and mid-afternoon with showers diminishing toward the evening hours. We will struggle to a daytime high of 72 degrees with a wind out of the north between 10-15 mph. Expect skies to begin to clear for tonight with the low dropping down to a chilly 52 degrees.
In today's news:
KU steam whistle loses steam: Kansas University is cutting a $3,000 tradition out of its budget this year, the steam whistle.
Army National Guard heading to Louisiana for hurricane recovery: Two buses loaded with members of the Kansas National Guard pulled out of Lawrence well before dawn on Wednesday.
New winery started in area: Though Kansas isn't known for growing grapes, that didn't stop Pep Solberg from starting the Bluejacket Crossing Vineyard and Winery.
Former KU basketball players dismissed from NBA's rookie transition program: Memphis Grizzlies power forward Darrell Arthur and Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers were dismissed from the NBA's rookie
transition program Wednesday for violating unidentified league rules.