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Videos for August 6, 2008

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Wednesday, August 6 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, August 7 calls for a high of 85 with a low around 67.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Homeless day care center worries area residents

A new program that hopes to help homeless families is creating some nervousness in parts of East Lawrence. The program would give homeless families with children a place to stay during the day, but some residents worry it will also open up their neighborhood to a wide range of homeless activities.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Two sales tax issues to be on Nov. ballot

Voters in Lawrence will have a chance in November to decide on two new sales tax proposals.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Human error causes vote counting delay

Human error is to blame for more than 4000 primary votes to be counted a day late in Shawnee County.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Jenkins wins primary

Lynn Jenkins did come out on top, tallying nearly 1400 votes more than Jim Ryun.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Voter turnout only 13%

In Douglas County, poll workers weren't as busy as they'd like to have been for Tuesday's primary election.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Water main break slows traffic

Traffic was reduced to one lane in each direction on Iowa Street just south of 9th as city crews worked to repair a water main break on Tuesday.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Students, teachers not the only ones prepping for school year

The Lawrence school district is preparing to roll out new technology that will help parents keep taps on their students. 6News education reporter Lindsey Slater tells us exactly when families can begin using Skyward and how it works.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Civil war series begins with hair jewelry talk

The 13th annual Civil War on the Western Frontier series began with a unique event tonight at the Lawrence Public Library. KU graduate Helen Sheumaker presented her research on human hair work.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Wichita city council ends lease for Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

Thirty days: that's how long the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame has to get out of its current building.

Published on August 6, 2008

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New contract puts Self at top of coaching pay scale

On Wednesday the University of Kansas released the details of Bill Self's new 10-year deal. The agreement pays Self $3 million per year, plus incentives, making him one of the highest paid coaches in all of college basketball.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Sharp may see 1000 yards this season

He hasn't yet rushed for 1000 yards in his college career, but don't be surprised if Jake Sharp rumbles into four digit territory during this season alone.

Published on August 6, 2008

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KU soccer season starts

The 2008 Kansas soccer team took the pitch for the very first time Tuesday.

Published on August 6, 2008

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No new winners after Shawnee County rectifies counting error

In a press conference in her office Wednesday afternoon, Shawnee County Election Commissioner Elizabeth Ensley said the new results from Shawnee County did not change the winners of Tuesday's primary election.

Published on August 6, 2008

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Clown parade in Sedan

Students and participants in the second annual Emmett Kelly Clown School in Sedan participate in the Largest Clown Gathering parade June 21.

Published on August 6, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 6, 2008

A relief from the heat today with temperatures only in the 80s. We also have showers and storms trying to push in from the west for your evening forecast.

Published on August 6, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 6, 2008

Expect more clouds than sun for most of the day today. The 10 a.m. temperature will remain near 80 degrees with a daytime high of 88 degrees with scattered showers possible for the afternoon. The wind will swing from the east to the southeast between 5-10 mph for the late afternoon.

Published on August 6, 2008