Videos for April 1, 2008

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LOB election a close one

The Lawrence school district's local option budget increase gets unofficial approval today by just over 50 votes. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more from the newsroom.

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Voter turnout lower than expected

The school board discovers if Lawrence voters are willing to let them raise the local option budget and property taxes. Polls opened at seven this morning. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on the vote.

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CO2 emissions tax proposal fails

One day after the House advanced an unprecedented tax on carbon dioxide emissions, the proposal failed.

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City leaders vote to subsidize part of Oread Inn project

Demolition on a property at 12th and Louisiana will likely begin next week for the new Oread Inn.

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Lawrence gets new mayor

The City Commission voted Mike Dever in as the man in charge for the next year.

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Local assisted living facility fined

The Windsor assisted living facility in Lawrence faces a $10,000 fine after regulators uncovered evidence of resident neglect.

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Local man dies after being tased

A Lawrence man died after being tased by a Shawnee County Sheriff's Deputy at the Goodyear plant in Topeka.

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Fieldhouse to host Final Four game viewing

If you're still looking for somewhere to watch the big KU game on Saturday, the answer might be in your own backyard.

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Naismith exhibit showcases basketball history

An electric massage machine and a stretching apparatus for athletes: those are just a couple of notable inventions by Dr. James Naismith.

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Kansas high school uses KU mascot

The Jayhawk might seem like a unique Lawrence entity, but it turns out a handful of other schools across the nation use the mascot as well.

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Hwy 59 construction should finish on schedule

A wet winter slowed progress on construction of the new Highway 59 freeway in Franklin County, but a spokesman for the Kansas Department of Transportation says workers should catch up as the weather warms.

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OSU coach out, but Self will stay

A coaching change took place in the Big 12 today, and it happened at Bill Self's alma mater.

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Bill's boys meet with media

For the 13th time in school history, the Kansas men's basketball team is headed to the Final Four. Andrew Baker has more.

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Hawks fall short against Shockers

The Kansas baseball team took on Sunflower State rival Wichita State this evening.

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Firebirds best Lions in soccer showdown

Lawrence High and Free State High faced off in the first head-to-head city showdown of the spring sports season.

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6News Now

Videocast for April 1

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Scot Buxton: "It sort of tears your heart out..."

"It sort of tears your heart out..." to know that your favorite team is competing against your best friend.

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Scot Buxton: "It sounds corny, but..."

"It sounds corny, but..." people just don't understand how good-natured Roy Williams is, and how great it is to have a personal hero as a friend.

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Scot Buxton: "I think this has a potential of being an epic game..."

"I think this has a potential of being an epic game..." but KU should win, if both teams play their best possible ball, because KU doesn't have any weaknesses.

Published on April 1, 2008