Videos for July 8, 2008

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$4 gas comes to town

Four dollar gas official hits Lawrence and it's causing some people to re-think their current driving habits.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Tuesday, July 8 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, July 9 calls for a high of 88 with a low around 66.

Published on July 8, 2008

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City to examine employee levels, efficiency

It's budget crunching time at City Hall as city leaders look at possible job cuts. In an effort to save money, City Commissioners will take a hard look at the number of city employees needed to provide the necessary services to Lawrence residents.

Published on July 8, 2008

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New motions filed in Collins lawsuit

A certified letter about a personal injury claim sent to KU basketball player Sherron Colins had an incomplete address on it, Collins' lawyers argued in court filings recently.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Fuel and food prices taking toll on schools

Increasing energy and food costs are cutting into household budgets - but imagine the pinch if you had to feed and transport thousands of children every day.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Growing chemical plant gets new leader

A chemicals plant in north Lawrence is operating under new leadership tonight.

Published on July 8, 2008

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State's new environmental director isn't that new

The state's new environmental director isn't that new...and he's from Lawrence. John Mitchell has worked for the Kansas Department of health and Environment for 28 years.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Raiders play on despite inclement weather

The Lawrence Raiders managed to play despite the weather Tuesday night. Emporia was in town for a double-header.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Anderson Family Football Complex tour part 2

In less than 48 hours, coaches and staff for the Kansas football team move into their new home. But the KU football players won't arrive at the Anderson Family Football Complex until August. When they do so, they'll find an entire lower level dedicated to the student-athlete. Here's a preview of that area in installment two of the 6Sports video tour of the new complex.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Releford to represent United States

Incoming Kansas freshman basketball player Travis Releford will represent his country this Summer. This morning, USA basketball announced the 12-man roster for its Under-18 National Team.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Repaving major intersection causes speedbumps for businesses

It's not only drivers experiencing major construction headaches along Iowa; businesses in the area say business has dropped as much as 50 percent during the project.

Published on July 8, 2008

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Jayhawk statues stolen from couple's home

Ken and Carol Hillebert just want their Jayhawk statues back. The couple had two with sentimental value - one in memorial of their son, who was killed in a car crash, and the other given to them by their real estate agent when they moved to Lawrence.

Published on July 8, 2008

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6 Weather 2:30 p.m. Forecast for July 8, 2008

Rain showers are building to the southwest of us and heading in our direction. Watch Jennifer for the latest.

Published on July 8, 2008

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for July 8, 2008

The heat's going to back off a bit, but there's a tradeoff: expect rain showers in the early afternoon.

Published on July 8, 2008

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6 Weather 9:30 a.m. Forecast for July 8, 2008

Look for showers to build in as we approach the noon hour and continue with scattered showers through the evening. Clouds thicken through the morning with a 10 a.m. temperature of 81 degrees. The afternoon high will reach 87 degrees with showers and thunderstorms likely.

Published on July 8, 2008