Videos for July 3, 2008

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City budget proposal relies on 2 new taxes

Bleak budget times mean tough choices for all of us - and it's no different for Lawrence city officials.

Published on July 3, 2008

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DA mulls charges in hit-and-run case

The family of a 60-year-old man killed in a fatal hit-and-run accident will get answers next week.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Improper use of fireworks can lead to trip to the E.R.

It's the height of the fireworks season - which means it's a busy time for area doctors.

Published on July 3, 2008

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City of Eudora ready to break ground on downtown renovation project

Following 5 years of planning and a K-Dot grant for nearly $800,000, the city of Eudora is ready to break ground on a downtown renovation project. 6News reporter Mark Boyle is in Eudora with more.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Bikers brake to help construct home

A group of students traveled great lengths to build a Habitat for Humanity home in Lawrence.

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Construction underway on children's playhouse

Construction is underway on a miniature, two-story cottage that's sure to have a big impact on children's lives.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Family picking up the pieces after fire destroys house

An east Lawrence family is struggling after a fire gutted their 3-story home three weeks ago. With no insurance, the family of ten is staying with relatives as it picks up the pieces. 6News reporter Karrey Britt has more.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Ex-KU great Russell takes aim at Olympics

A former Kansas Jayhawk is one step away from reaching the 2008 Olympics.

Published on July 3, 2008

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KU football prepares to move into new complex

The Kansas football team moves into its new home in one week. Next Thursday, the Anderson Family Football Complex opens for the Jayhawk coaches and staff.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Releford makes 1st cut for USA national squad

Kansas freshman guard Travis Releford is a finalist for the United States Under-18 squad.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Aaron Miles keeping NBA dreams alive

It's been a long, strange pro basketball journey for former Kansas guard Aaron Miles. After helping KU to the 2003 National Title game, Miles did get a brief shot at the NBA. But since that month-long stint with Golden State in 2006, the point guard has kept his pro career alive by playing basketball in France, Spain, and the NBA Developmental League. But as Andrew Baker explains - the NBA dream is still very much alive...

Published on July 3, 2008

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Thursday, July 3 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, July 4 calls for a high of 84 with a low around 62.

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6 Weather 2:30 p.m. Forecast for July 3, 2008

More clouds around today has temperatures in the mid 70s so far. By 9 p.m. we'll drop off to around 70 degrees.

Published on July 3, 2008

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Bike and Build program raises home

A group of bicyclists are crossing the country and building homes for Habitat for Humanity, and their latest stop is Lawrence.

Published on July 3, 2008

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for July 3, 2008

This afternoon should be drier than yesterday but cloud-filled, with an expected high of 81.

Published on July 3, 2008

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6 Weather 9:30 a.m. Forecast for July 3, 2008

After nearly ½ inch of rain early this morning, clearer skies will give way to more clouds again this afternoon. Our morning temperature at 10 AM should top out at 74 degrees with a northeast wind between 5-15 mph. The afternoon will remain well below average with a daytime high of 81 degrees.

Published on July 3, 2008