Videos for January 31, 2008

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KCK man arrested in downtown carjacking

What started as a police chase leads to a carjacking and multiple traffic accidents in the area of downtown Lawrence.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Police use taser in arrest of armed carjacking suspect

A man who led police on a chase from Leavenworth County that ended in downtown Lawrence is in custody at this hour. Here's new video from the scene near 10th and Massachusetts from just after 9 tonight, shot by Bart Vandever.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Kansas leads nation in virtual education

Outdated statutes threaten to close virtual schools around the country, but Kansas is ahead of the curve in online learning. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on how the state is a leader in protecting virtual education.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Hand sanitizer dispensers now in Lawrence classrooms

Lawrence students now have a quick in-class solution every time their hands get grimy. The district is phasing in more than 600 hand sanitizer dispensers this year.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Convenience store owner thwarts armed robbery

A local convenience store owner is thankful to be alive today after thwarting an armed robbery. 6News reporter Cory Smith has more on one man's desperate act of courage.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Six sworn in

Lawrence native Stephen Six was sworn in today as the state's new Attorney General. Six was sworn in by his father, retired Kansas Supreme Court judge Fred Six.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Legislature postpones 'Bixby bill'

State lawmakers postpone a bill that would require drug testing at major traffic accidents. The proposal stems from the death of 19-year-old Amanda Bixby of Tonganoxie, who was killed last February in a car accident.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Zoning restrictions turn away tenants

Two buildings in one of the city's busiest shopping centers remain largely vacant nearly three years after the first shop moved in.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Corliss rejects raise, citing city's financial situation

Lawrence City Manager David Corliss says "no thanks" to a salary increase during his annual review today by city commissioners. Corliss says he didn't feel comfortable accepting a raise this year, given the city's tight financial times.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Former senator campaigns for Obama

Former U.S. Senator Tom Daschle spent today in Kansas campaigning for Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Wildcats celebrate victory

It's a marquee day in Wildcat country. Fans and signs in Aggieville today celebrated K-State's big win over KU last night at Bramlage Coliseum.

Published on January 31, 2008

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25th time's the charm for K-State

The season-long goals remain, but the undefeated run is over for the Kansas men, and so is their winning streak in Manhattan.

Published on January 31, 2008

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The streak is over

Threes, Beas and B-Walk: that pretty much sums up Wednesday nights in Manhattan, Kansas. After dropping 24 straight games to Kansas in the Little Apple, Kansas State finally won one.

Published on January 31, 2008

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Top scorer. Top scholar. Top rocker?

Leading your varsity basketball team in scoring while maintaining a near-perfect GPA is plenty enough to earn you Scholar-Athlete of the Month honors. But for Free State High senior Weston Wiebe, high school is about so much more than the classroom and the hardwood. It's about the music.

Published on January 31, 2008

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