Videos for October 18, 2007

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KDHE denies coal plant permit

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Rod Bremby denied Sunflower Electric Power Corporation a permit to build a large coal-fired power plant in western Kansas.

Published on October 18, 2007

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Teachers debate merit pay

Teachers in Lawrence are paid based on their education and years on the job, but a new federal proposal may add end-of-the-year bonuses based on their students.

Published on October 18, 2007

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Vandals strike Free State High School

Free State and Lawrence High play their annual city showdown football game Friday night, and the week before the game has traditionally been a time for pranks.

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FSHS senior wins judicial essay contest

Kate Falkenstein, daughter of District Court Judge Paula Martin, was awarded a scholarship today for her winning essay on the separation of powers.

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Visitors Bureau moves to old Carnegie Library

The Convention and Visitors Bureau plans to set up offices in the former Carnegie Library building at 9th and Vermont streets.

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Golden anniversary for Maple Leaf festival

The Maple Leaf festival marks its 50th year in Baldwin City this weekend. Charles Doudna is the sole surviving founder of the event.

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Fun Run raises money for CJHS

The 25th annual Fun Run at Central Junior High School kicked off this afternoon with a bang.

Published on October 18, 2007

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Hemenway highest paid university leader in Kansas

Today all six Regents University presidents received a raise from the Kansas Board of Regents. KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway remains the highest-paid.

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Brownback bowing out?

Kansas Senator Sam Brownback may soon bow out of the 2008 presidential race.

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Jayhawks ready for basketball season

Kansas was knocked out in last year's Elite Eight, but a new year means a fresh start for Kansas basketball.

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Jayhawks to face Buffaloes, altitude in Boulder

The KU football team heads to Boulder to play Buffaloes at over 5000 feet above sea level.

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City football showdown kicks off Friday night

The winner of the Free State-Lawrence High football game tomorrow night is guaranteed a spot in the state playoffs.

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Star starter eager for senior season

Since arriving on campus four years ago, Kansas senior forward Taylor McIntosh has been a mainstay in Bonnie Henrickson's starting line-up, starting in 87 of 89 games.

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6News Now

Videocast for October 18

Published on October 18, 2007

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Three Questions with ... Mike McGrew, chairman and CEO of Coldwell Banker McGrew Real Estate

Mike McGrew, chairman and CEO of Coldwell Banker McGrew Real Estate, answers three questions about the agency's past, its immediate future, and his prospects for continuing to play on the agency's men's softball team, a perennial powerhouse in city league.

Published on October 18, 2007