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Videos for August 5, 2008

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Jim Flory advances in 3rd District County Commission race

Here in Douglas County, the Republican seat for the 3rd District County Commission is at the forefront of the primary elections. 6News reporter Mark Boyle caught up with Republican Jim Flory who will advance to the general election in November.

Published on August 5, 2008

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Ken Grotewiel earns chance to battle Flory in November

On the Democratic side in the 3rd District, Ken Grotewiel earns the chance to battle Jim Flory in November.

Published on August 5, 2008

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Nancy Thellman defeats Ken Adkinson in primary race

In the race for the 2nd District County Commission seat, Presbyterian Minister Nancy Thellman moves on to the November general election after defeating Eudora resident Ken Adkinson.

Published on August 5, 2008

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David Brown moves on after defeating Grant Eichhorn

Nancy Thellman will take on Republican candidate David Brown, who won Tuesday night after defeating Grant Eichhorn.

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Republican turnout at about 14 percent

More Republicans turn out locally to vote in Tuesday's primary election. Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew said total turnout is about 14 percent.

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Three people injured in rollover accident

Three people were injured Tuesday night in a rollover accident in west Lawrence.

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City Commissioners debate industrial park proposal

City Commissioners debated late Tuesday night on a proposal for a 155-acre industrial park along the Farmer's Turnpike.

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Motions denied in hit-and-run case

A Douglas County judge denies several motions made by attorneys for a woman accused of killing two construction workers in a hit-and-run accident on Highway 59 last year.

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Lawrence pool closed after water contaminated

Lawrence parks and Recreation Department temporarily closed the Outdoor Aquatics Center on Tuesday to disinfect the pool.

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Ms. Wheelchair Kansas returns to Lawrence with new award

Lawrence's own Ms. Wheelchair Kansas comes home from a national competition with a brand new award.

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Tuesday, August 5 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, August 6 calls for a high of 88 with a low around 73.

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Polls see low turnout

High heat and low turnout kept lines down, making things run very smoothly for poll workers today.

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Depot voters reflect on turnout

The low turnout today disappoints some voters, despite the lack of opposition in some races.

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Anderson complex helps KU beat preseason heat

Preseason workouts are underway for the Kansas football team, and while the Jayhawks are playing in 100 degree heat, they are able to relax afterward in their new practice facility.

Published on August 5, 2008

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2 voters give their perspectives

Jane Flanders, a voter new to the area, and Clara Holladay, a longtime Douglas County voter, discuss today's turnout so far.

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Sense of duty brings voters out

Another election day, another ballot cast for voters who come out whenever possible.

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Deerfield voters cast their ballots

Voters come to the Deerfield School to do their civic duty.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 5, 2008

A high heat index and dew point will keep things warm, and bring a chance of thunderstorms in the evening.

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Primary voters at Pinckney

Voters at the Pinckney polling place discuss why they came out to cast their ballots.

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Primary election voters discuss Election Day

From first-time voters to old hands at the process, there's a bit of everything at the polls today

Published on August 5, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 5, 2008

The heat continues for the afternoon today. Look for a 10 a.m. temperature in the upper 80's with an afternoon high of 94 degrees. Heat index readings will likely top out over 100 degrees for the afternoon with the wind shifting from the southwest to the north for the afternoon between 5-10 mph. Isolated storm chances are likely for the late afternoon and early evening.

Published on August 5, 2008

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Rise and Shine at the Farmers' Market

Many producers and growers are up before dawn to make sure their goods are ready for sale at a typical Saturday Lawrence Farmers' Market. As it is for the rest of the country, buying locally grown food is an increasing trend in Lawrence.

Published on August 5, 2008