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Videos for July 31, 2008

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Thursday, July 31 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, August 1 calls for a high of 96 and a low around 71.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Ladder's failure hinders effort

When firefighters went to raise their 100 foot ladder above the burning house this morning, they were met with strong resistance. Despite several attempts, the hydraulic ladder on the 10-year-old truck would not move.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Report: Cell phone distraction contributing factor in fatal wreck

A Kansas Highway Patrol report says the driver of a car involved in a fatal bicycle accident was distracted by a cell phone.

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Defendants object to settlement condition

A possible settlement may be off the table in a civil case involving a KU student who fell from a roof-top deck nearly four years ago.

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Dam road to close for work on paving

A reminder to find a different route if you're heading to the dog park or Eagle Bend Golf Course on Friday.

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Disrupted traffic flow on 19th St. expected

Re-paving work will shut down a portion of 19th Street on Friday. The street will close from Tennessee to Kentucky while crews re-surface the road.

Published on July 31, 2008

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'Pennies for Paige' nearing goal

Last week, 6News introduced you to Free State senior Paige Tremble. On the surface, she seems to be a typical 17-year-old girl - but has dealt with more than any young lady her age should have to.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Sparks fly as drivers gear up for today's Demolition Derby

The Demolition Derby returns to the Douglas County Fairgrounds on Friday and one local auto shop is ready to crash the party.

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Douglas County Fair Tractor Pull draws a crowd

Owners of beautifully restored tractors gathered Thursday night in the ever-so-popular Douglas County Fair Tractor Pull.

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KU defense under new management

On the field, the Kansas defense won't change much this Fall. Nine starters return to anchor the unit. But that experienced group is under new management.

Published on July 31, 2008

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KU defense returns 9 starters from last season

Aqib Talib and James McClinton are gone. Luckily for the KU defense, there are nine other guys waiting to take over leadership roles in 2008.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Tonganoxie football team putting dismal 2007 season behind them

2007 was an easy season to forget for head coach Mark Elston and the Tonganoxie High football team. This week, the Chieftains begin preparations for what they hope will be an improved 2008. Andrew Baker has that story...

Published on July 31, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 31, 2008

After a foggy and cloudy start, afternoon temperatures are soaring with the sunshine.

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Judging easy as pie

Thursday was pie judging day at the Douglas County fair.

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Interview with residents of 1005 Indiana

Victims of the fire at 1005 Indiana discuss what they saw.

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Blaze blamed on fireworks

Fire broke out early Thursday at a home near KU's campus. Two college students were injured and the home could be a total loss. The fire chief says the blaze sparked in a couch on on the front porch of the home - and the use of illegal fireworks is to blame.

Published on July 31, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 31, 2008

After a foggy start to the day the afternoon will warm up and bring us plenty of sunshine. We are looking at a 10 AM temperature of 79 degrees with an afternoon high of 89 degrees. Our wind will stay out of the south between 5-10 mph for the afternoon.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Emmett Kelly, "Weary Willie" the Hobo Clown

The Emmett Kelly Museum in Sedan features information and memorabilia on Kelly's life and career as the hobo clown "Weary Willie." Kelly was in the first group of clowns inducted into the International Clown Hall of Fame in 1989.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Creating the Face of a Clown

Jim Howle, member of the International Clown Hall of Fame and former clown with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's Circus, creates a clown face on a student at the Emmett Kelly Clown School.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Emmett Kelly Clown School

Both young and old participated in the second annual Emmett Kelly Clown School of Performing Arts June 18-21 in Sedan. The school is hosted by the Emmett Kelly Museum in Sedan.

Published on July 31, 2008

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Clowns on parade

Students and participants in the second annual Emmett Kelly Clown School in Sedan participate in the Largest Clown Gathering parade June 21.

Published on July 31, 2008

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House likely a total loss after early morning fire near KU campus

Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical responded to a fire at 1005 Indiana Street early this morning. The four college-aged men who lived in the home escaped, however two were injured, one severely.

Published on July 31, 2008