Videos for April 5, 2007

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Smoke fills Community Drop-in Center in Downtown Lawrence

A small fire started outside the center shortly after eight Thursday evening. Fire screws say a vent in the basement sucked the smoked inside the building.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Geography played role in City Commission Election results

The numbers show that eight of the ten precincts with the highest turnout were West of Iowa St., which helped fuel victories by political newcomers Mike Dever and Rob Chestnut.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Outgoing Tonganoxie Mayor suspends city staff member

In a special meeting called late this afternoon, the city council went in and out of an executive, closed-door session over the course of two hours to discuss personnel. The mayor suspended Kathy Bard with pay, but without an explanation.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Nancy Boyda and Dennis Moore 'on tour' investigating 'No Child Left Behind'

While the rest of congress is on their own version of Spring Break, US representatives Nancy Boyda and Dennis Moore are on a 'tour' to find out what all of us think about a particular piece of legislation called 'No Child Left Behind.'

Published on April 5, 2007

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Parkinson stops at Kansas River to see hydro-electric plant in action

Mark Parkinson joined officials from 'Bowersock Mills and Power Company' on Thursday for a tour of the company's 102-year-old plant.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Expert advice to help plant owners battle the cold weather!

The recent cold temperatures have some Lawrence residents scrambling to save the plants they love so much!

Published on April 5, 2007

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The Lawrence Douglas County Health Department continues to make community a healthier place

From Typhoid and Smallpox to the Mumps and Crypto - the Lawrence Douglas County Health Department has, in some form, made our community a healthier place since 1885.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Huggins bolts K-State for West Virginia

One and done! That is the legacy Bob Huggins will leave behind at Kansas State University as the basketball head coach. Huggins accepted a deal with West Virginia to coach their basketball program.

Published on April 5, 2007

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KU baseball squad falls to Texas

On a particularly chilly day at Hoglund Ballpark, the Jayhawk baseball squad fell to Big 12 foe Texas, losing 11-6.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Eudora baseball team shuts out Spring Hill

On a cold day for baseball, the Eudora Cardinals had no problem handling the Spring Hill Broncos, shutting them out 9-0. Also a quick look at some other local baseball teams in action Thursday night.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Cleanup at Plymouth Congregational Church begins after tower collapse

Cleanup began at Plymouth Congregational Church, where yesterday, fire crews performed a dramatic rescue - and tore down a historic brick tower. Emergency crews rescued a construction worker stranded atop a crane outside the church late yesterday afternoon.

Published on April 5, 2007

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No Child Left Behind forum - Moore

U.S. Representative Dennis Moore offers his thoughts on the No Child Left Behind act.

Published on April 5, 2007

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No Child Left Behind forum - Boyda

U.S. Representatives Dennis Moore and Nancy Boyda were in Lawrence today to take part in a "listening tour", a public forum meant to allow members of the public to speak their mind about the No Child Left Behind Act. After being implemented in 2002, the legislation is up for reauthorization this year.

Published on April 5, 2007

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6News Now

Videocast for April 5.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Plymouth spire knocked down

In the evening after a tower on Plymouth Church partially collapsed, trapping a worker, crews took the tower down completely.

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Sue Hack

Sue Hack discusses the upcoming lawsuit from Wal-Mart scheduled to appear in court on April 16.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Boog Highberger

City Commissioner Boog Highberger explains his stance on the Wal-Mart lawsuit.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Rob Chestnut

Newly elected city commissioner Rob Chestnut talks about the Wal-Mart land dispute.

Published on April 5, 2007

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City commissioner Mike Dever discusses how he would like to see the dispute end.

Published on April 5, 2007

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Michael Brown, the ex-FEMA director who resigned after the Hurricane Katrina disaster

Michael Brown, the ex-FEMA director who resigned after the Hurricane Katrina disaster, talks Wednesday night at the Dole Institute of Politics.

Published on April 5, 2007