Videos for January 8, 2008

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City commission approves Wal-Mart

Almost six years after first proposing the project, Wal-Mart and local developers passed a final hurdle Tuesday night to building a second store in Lawrence.

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Some downtown parking to be free

The city commission voted on Tuesday night to allow free, ten-hour parking on the top level of the New Hampshire street garage for the next year.

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Homeless advocates discuss issues

Homeless advocates met on Tuesday to discuss housing, transportation and employment issues facing the homeless in the Lawrence community.

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Sex offender appealing sentence

A former Lawrence teacher convicted of having sex with a student is appealing her sentence.

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Watkins takes precautions against fire

The Watkins Community Museum will soon have a new system in place to deal with the threat of fire.

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Book store to replace Naughty but Nice

Text book seller Beat the Bookstore will relocate to the building that formerly housed adult novelty shop Naughty buy Nice, which has complied with a city ordinance to move its location to a state highway.

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Local officials and lawmakers meet

Do no harm. That's the advice local leaders gave to state lawmakers on Tuesday as they prepare to head back to Topeka for the upcoming legislative session.

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LHS students raise safety awareness

A group of Lawrence High students raise student safety awareness by helping the Ali Kemp Educational Foundation.

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Virginia council tips hat to KU

The mayors of Lawrence and Blacksburg, Va., the home of Virginia Tech., settled a friendly wager tonight.

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LHS girls fall to SME

The 7-0 Lady Lions put their perfect record on the line Tuesday night against another undefeated team, Shawnee Mission East.

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Lancers too much for Lions

The Lawrence High boy's basketball squad fell to Shawnee Mission East on Tuesday night.

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FSHS girls top Olathe East

The Free State girls took their record to 4-3 with a victory over Olathe East on Tuesday night.

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Firebirds edge out OE

The Free State boys squeaked by the Olathe East Hawks on Tuesday night.

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Tongy girls hammer PLHS

The Lady Chieftains had their way with a Perry-Lecompton squad on Tuesday night.

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Tongy tops Kaws

The Tonganoxie boy's basketball team got their second win of the season on Tuesday night after out-dueling Perry-Lecompton.

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Collins, Talib speak

Aqib Talib and Anthony Collins talked on Tuesday about foregoing their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft.

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KU rounds out non-con, smashes Loyola

Bill Self's squad reached a perfect non-conference record after defeating Loyola (Md.) on Tuesday night.

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