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Videos for December 30, 2008

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Tuesday, December 30 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Tuesday, December 31 calls for a high of 37 and a low of 19.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Jayhawks rebound from loss

A week ago, the Kansas men's basketball team suffered an 84-67 loss to Arizona. But on Tuesday, they won their first game since that setback.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Leader named in search for new chancellor

A familiar face will head the committee responsible for finding KU's next chancellor.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Mourners pay tribute to former fire chief

A final farewell today for a man who served more than a quarter of a century as Lawrence fire chief.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Lawrence gets a thank-you for tornado relief

Representatives from the City of Manhattan presented Lawrence city commissioners with a $16,000 check. The payment was a thank-you to Lawrence for its role in helping with tornado relief earlier this year in Manhattan.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Area fishing lake set to reopen this weekend

After being closed nearly two years ago, Douglas County State Fishing Lake will reopen this Saturday.

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Kansas goes through last-minute preps for Insight Bowl

The Kansas football team went through final preparations on Tuesday for the Insight Bowl.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Minnesota alum says gophers are natural prey for hawks

The Jayhawks are preparing to take on the Minnesota Golden Gophers. So, who do you cheer for if you're a Gopher living in the land of crimson and blue?

Published on December 30, 2008

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Sebelius discusses host of state issues

With the new year come many challenges for state lawmakers. Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius talks about some of the biggest issues facing the state.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Kansas women return to Allen Fieldhouse to play Houston

The Kansas women will play against Houston on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse. They're returning home after going 2-1 on the road.

Published on December 30, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Dec. 30, 2008

Afternoon temperatures will remain comfortably warm for winter but with a strong north wind between 15-30 mph. Evening temperatures will drop into the low 30s with wind continuing through the overnight.

Published on December 30, 2008

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A comprehensive energy strategy

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius talks about her goal of putting a comprehensive energy strategy in place. She said she hopes there isn’t a repeat of the 2008 legislative session, when lawmakers spent so much time on a failed proposal to build coal power plants in southwest Kansas.

Published on December 30, 2008

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Cigarette tax increase

Though Gov. Kathleen Sebelius opposes a general tax increase, she does support a cigarette tax increase. In a one-on-one interview with Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild, the governor says looks at the tax as a win-win user fee for smokers.

Published on December 30, 2008

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The expected economic stimulus package

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius discusses the stimulus package she anticipates states will receive under the direction of president-elect Barack Obama in 2009. The money would help bring new jobs to Kansas and help those hit hardest by the economic downturn.

Published on December 30, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Dec. 30, 2008

Winds of change today: south winds early will switch around to the northwest, ushering in colder temperatures. Expect early highs around 52 F, then falling temperatures. Lows tonight, with blustery winds, will dip into the lower 20s.

Published on December 30, 2008