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Videos for March 19, 2007

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River City Weekly

River City Weekly looks at the history of mining in southeast Kansas, resultant problems like toxic waste and water pollution, and the plight of the mining community Treece. Guests include Jim McCauley, a geologist with the Kansas Geological survey; Dave Drake, project manager, Superfun, EPA Region 7; and Doug Gatewood, Kansas state representative from Columbus. The episode focuses as well on the effects of mining on Galena and cleanup efforts.

Published on March 19, 2007

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LHS teacher arrested for indecent liberties with minor

A Lawrence teacher is arrested for having sexual intercourse and sodomy with a minor.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Protest marks 4-year anniversary of Iraq war

A group of about 100 anti-Iraq war protesters rally in Lawrence today on the fourth anniversary of the war's beginning.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Fate of Lawrence man charged with murder rests in jurors' hands

The case of a Lawrence man charged with murdering his girlfriend will soon be in the hands of jurors.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Fire engulfs house fire in Leavenworth Co.

Firefighters from several area departments are on the scenes of a large house fire just over the county line in far southwestern Leavenworth County.

Published on March 19, 2007

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City leaders offer incentives for bridge work

Douglas County leaders finalize a deal to provide incentives for finishing early to the contractor working on repairs to the Lecompton bridge.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Sebelius criticizes lawmakers over health care issues

Governor Sebelius says legislators are moving too slowly on health care issues as she chided lawmakers today for not embracing her plan to extend state health care coverage to all children under the age of six.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Mining part of state's scarred past

It's an often overlooked link to the state's past, but for those still living in parts of Kansas where the mining industry laid its roots more than a century ago, the impacts go far deeper than the scarred earth left behind.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Pet food recall includes local businesses

News tonight of a major pet food recall - 88 different kinds of dog and cat food brands have been taken off the shelves at stores such as Dillon's, Wal-Mart and Petsmart as a result.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Air quality improves in Douglas County

Here's some news that should have you breathing a sigh of relief - four years of testing shows that air quality in Douglas County is good and that ozone levels are very low compared to the greater Kansas City area.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Food fun incorporates science, learning

Your parents always told you not to play with your food, well today area kids got a chance to disobey good manners and have some fun with food.

Published on March 19, 2007

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'Hawks punch Sweet 16 ticket with 88-76 win

For the first time in three years, the Kansas men's basketball team is still alive in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament as the Jayhawks punched their tickets on Sunday in Chicago by whipping Kentucky 88-76.

Published on March 19, 2007

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KU's tourney wins silences Self critics

After the last two NCAA tournament, some KU fans called for the head of Kansas coach Bill Self.

Published on March 19, 2007

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KU's impressive offensive display frustrates Wildcats

For Kentucky, it was a frustrating afternoon for 40 minutes as Tubby Smith's team watched on as Kansas shot 75 percent from the field.

Published on March 19, 2007

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KU-SIU taking game cross county thanks to bracket

Up next for Kansas is Southern Illinois. Sounds like a perfect game to be played in St. Louis in the Midwest bracket right? Wrong.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Kansas junior Rodrick Stewart isn't the only one in his family heading to the Sweet 16. On Sunday, his twin brother Lodrick scored 10 points for USC a

Kansas junior Rodrick Stewart isn't the only one in his family heading to the Sweet 16. On Sunday, his twin brother Lodrick scored 10 points for USC as the Trojans beat Texas to advance.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Kansas football team enjoying spring break

After three practices, it's break time for the Kansas football team. THe Jayhawks, like the rest of the KU student body, are off this week for spring break.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Illinois State taps KU's Jankovich

Assistant KU men's basketball coach Tim Jankovich has accepted the head coaching job at Illinois State and is expected to be introduced at a press conference tomorrow in Normal, Ill.

Published on March 19, 2007

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Kidcast for March 19

Brian Myers gives the highs and lows for March 19.

Published on March 19, 2007

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6News Now

Videocast for March 19

Published on March 19, 2007

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15 seconds of ... rubbing it in

Red, cushion seats at the United center or the trusty Barcalounger in the rec room?

Published on March 19, 2007

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Methadone - no pain, any gain?

Kansas University psychiatry professor William McKnellly describes opiate addiction.

Published on March 19, 2007