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Videos for September 30, 2007

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City officials and community leaders step into firefighters' shoes

They're city officials and community leaders but can they take the heat as fire fighters? This weekend, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical showed members of the community what it takes to be one of their own.

Published on September 30, 2007

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Perry-Lecompton Library project a tough task

It could be a new chapter for the neighboring cities of Perry and Lecompton as one resident tries to establish a community library. But in this tale of two cities, Beverly Warren never knew her project would become such a saga.

Published on September 30, 2007

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Lawmakers working to keep more Kansans insured

Health care is expected to be a big issue for lawmakers next year. And as state board is already working on proposals for making sure fewer Kansans go without insurance.

Published on September 30, 2007

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The biggest retailer in downtown Lawrence is also the oldest

6News Business Editor Mark Fagan tells us how an independent department store embraces its past while looking to the future after 150 years in business.

Published on September 30, 2007

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Deferred Maintenance not just an issue for universities

Deferred Maintenance isn't just an issue for the state's universities. 6News reporter George Diepenbrock takes a look at a 20-million-dollar list of requested projects for Lawrence's elementary schools.

Published on September 30, 2007

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LHS volleyball wins 1 of 3 at Invite

The Lawrence High volleyball team wins 1 of 3 matches at the Joan Wells Invitational.

Published on September 30, 2007

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FSHS and LHS cross country teams participate in Classic

Both Free State High and Lawrence High cross country runners endured unexpected temperatures of 80+ degrees during the Rim Rock Farm Classic.

Published on September 30, 2007

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FIREOPS 101: Citizen firefighters

See a slideshow about an event hosted by the Lawrence firefighters union that gave community leaders and ordinary citizens a chance to experience what it is like to be a firefighter.

Published on September 30, 2007

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Oktoberfest brings joy

Several locals talk about why they come to Oktoberfest, put on by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

Published on September 30, 2007