Videos for May 10, 2007

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KU takes steps to strengthen its emergency response system

Almost a month after the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, KU is taking new steps to strengthen its emergency response system. The new method? Text message alerts.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Jurors to reconvene tomorrow for second day of deliberations

Jurors in the murder trial for the man accused of setting the deadly Boardwalk Apartment Fire will reconvene tomorrow for a second day of deliberations.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Tonganoxie city leaders ponder what to with erroneous city signs

It's been carved in stone and now, Tonganoxie city leaders ponder what to do with two permanent fixtures to their town with one big typo.

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Northeast Kansas town loses its entire police force

At last night's Overbrook city council meeting, city leaders shocked the town by voting to get rid of all seven officers on the police force.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Man connected to Anthony Vital murder to stand trial on gun charges

A Lawrence man linked to an unsolved Douglas County homicide will stand trial on deferral gun charges.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Rolling Prairie Farmers' Alliance kicks off 14th season

It may be a growing trend across the nation, but many Lawrence residents have a long tradition of eating local food. This week, one of the links between local farmers and consumers kicks off its 14th season in NE Kansas.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Local help is on the way to cleanup Greensburg

Heeding a call from state emergency management leaders for personnel with specific skill sets, a handful of Douglas County employees will assist the town in cleanup efforts.

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Local chess players among best in the nation

There are plenty of competitive chess teams in schools across the country, but one - in Lawrence - is catching the attention of the rest.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Some of the nation's best cyclists to be in town this weekend

The Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships return to Lawrence for a third straight year, and to make way for the time trial portion of the races, parts of the K-10 bypass will shut down Friday morning.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Free State takes round two of city showdown against LHS

One day after the Lawrence High Lions defeated the Free State Firebirds on the baseball field, the Firebirds avenged the loss with an 8-2 victory.

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KU softball game postponed until Friday morning

Fans eager to watch KU take on the Iowa St. Cyclones in the first round of the Big 12 softball tournament will have to wait another day due to a rain delay.

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Cyclists arrive in Lawrence today for national event

More than 400 cyclists checked in today at the Holidome for the 2007 USA Cycling Collegiate Road Nationals. Races begin tomorrow and run though the weekend.

Published on May 10, 2007

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24 Hours in Lawrence: Bridging Ceremony for Girl Scouts

The Douglas County Service Unit holds a Bridging Ceremony for a Girl Scouts chapter.

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Curious Collections: Haskell Cultural Center and Museum

Lori Tapahonso, Haskell public information officer, gives a tour of the museum.

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6News Now

Videocast for May 10

Published on May 10, 2007

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Jason Rose testifies

During 40 minutes of testimony on Monday, May 7, 2006 , defendant Jason A. Rose told jurors he admitted setting the October 2005 fire at Lawrence's Boardwalk Apartments only because he wanted police to stop questioning him.

Published on May 10, 2007

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Three questions with Bill Muggy

Bill Muggy, owner of Jayhawk Bookstore, discusses how an upcoming change in the distribution of book-ordering information will affect his business.

Published on May 10, 2007