Videos for October 8, 2007

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Local non-profit cleans house in attempt to move forward

Riddled with funding cuts in recent years, the Pelathe Community Resource Center has cut programs - and as 6News reporter Laura McHugh explains, the agency is now cutting space.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Local schools recognized for achievements

Eleven Lawrence elementary schools and both high schools are recognized for their achievements in reading and math.

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Large crowds gather in downtown Lawrence to protest holiday

More than 100 people attended the demonstration organized by the American Indian Studies Club of Haskell Indian Nations University.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Douglas County Treasurer's office explores ways to reduce long lines

The office says the longest lines form at the end of the month when most people renew their vehicle license tags.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Olympic Gold Medalist found dead in burning car

A man found dead in a burning car is identified as Olympic Gold Medalist Bob Owen.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Board of Realtors optimistic about local housing market

The Lawrence Board of Realtors says that the area's housing market is stronger than national reports indicate.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Stephanie Drahozal named 'ArtStar' for September

Lawrence high schools boast an abundance of talented artists, musicians, actors and filmmakers. The recognize the ones who excel both creatively and academically, the World Company has a new program called 'ArtStar.' As 6News reporter Mindie Paget tells us, the recipient for the month of September has a full plate.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Kidcast for October 8, 2007

A bit of weather history, brought to you by a local youth.

Published on October 8, 2007

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KU's running backs the key in victory over KSU

Heading into Saturday's showdown vs. KU, the K-State Wildcats' run defense was ranked 11th in the nation. That was before the Jayhawks' Jake Sharp and Brandon McAnderson took the field.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Reesing looked rattled in first quarter vs. KSU

For the first time in his college career, Todd Reesing looked rattled vs. K-State. After a terrible first quarter, the Jayhawk QB quickly returned to form to help lead the 'Hawks to a 30-24 victory over the rival Wildcats.

Published on October 8, 2007

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KU freshman volleyball player Karina Garlington making her presence known

Two state championships, first-team all conference honors, and high school female athlete of the year - an impressive resume' for any incoming freshman. Now Karina Garlington is making her presence felt on the collegiate level.

Published on October 8, 2007

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Class 6A Girls Golf Regionals held at Alvamar

Thirty-six of the area's best high school girl golfers converged on Alvamar today for the Class 6A Regionals.

Published on October 8, 2007

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6News Now

Videocast for October 8

Published on October 8, 2007

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Three Questions with ... Rich Wenzel of the Lawrence Sustainability Network

Rich Wenzel of the Lawrence Sustainability Network talks about Sunday's 'Little Green Festival at Burcham Park,' cool developments in sustainability, and how Lawrence residents can green their lives.

Published on October 8, 2007