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Videos for December 16, 2007

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When the holidays hold no cheer

The holiday season is often thought of as a happy time of year, spent with loved ones. But for some, the holidays are a time of sadness. 6News reporter Christine Metz talks to one grief expert about how to celebrate during the difficult days.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Maupin mansion catches fire

A historic central Lawrence home, commonly known as the Maupin mansion, caught fire on Saturday afternoon.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Snow storms for the birds

Winter snow storms are for the birds: that's what area bird lovers found out as they braved the flurries for the 64th annual Christmas bird count.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Pageant winners crowned tonight

All the glitz and glamour comes to a close tonight, and two lucky ladies are crowned Miss Kansas and Miss Kansas Teen.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Santa downtown, waiting for your wishes

With Christmas less than ten days away, downtown Lawrence is bustling with holiday cheer. The man behind the magic is stationed inside a Mass St. landmark waiting to hear your wishes.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Brokaw weighs in on Swinging Sixties

He's a legendary news anchor and a bestselling author with a new book on the 1960s. BoomerGirl.com managing editor Cathy Hamilton caught up with Tom Brokaw this week to get his thoughts on those turbulent times.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Light Up Lawrence

We continue our annual Light Up Lawrence contest tonight with a look at the home of Ralph Gelvin.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Sprint Center new home away from home

Well, it wasn't Allen Fieldhouse, but consider it a new home away from home for the Kansas men's basketball team. Yesterday the Hawks played host to the visiting Ohio Bobcats at Kansas City's brand new Sprint Center.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Hawks to tough it out in cold weather

It was a balmy 75 degrees this afternoon in Miami, Florida, the site of this year's Orange Bowl. Here in Lawrence, 75 would seem like a fantasy for the Kansas football team as they continue their preparation for Virginia Tech.

Published on December 16, 2007

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KU women sweep past Riverside to 8-1

Today the Kansas women had their own business to take care of as they looked to improve to 8-1 against UC Riverside.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Lumberyard Arts Center

Diane Niehoff talks about the project

Published on December 16, 2007

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Miss Kansas contestants describe outfits

Kansas University students and Miss Kansas USA contestants describe their outfits for the opening act of the 2008 Miss Kansas Teen and Miss Kansas USA pageants Saturday at the Lied Center. For Saturday's preliminary competition, contestants were required to wear a black outfit that reflected their personality during the opening act. Today's final competition will determine the winners.

Published on December 16, 2007

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Miss Lawrence Teen USA

Miss Lawrence Teen USA Amilee Turner, an 18-year-old Lawrence High School student shares why she chose to compete and what it would mean to her to win.

Published on December 16, 2007

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From 'skater girl' to 'pageant girl'

Sarah Jump, 25, of Overland Park, is competing for Miss Kansas USA this weekend. The Basehor Native explains what she likes about pageants and her unique transformation from 'skater girl' to 'pageant girl.'

Published on December 16, 2007