Videos for June 2, 2008

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Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival set to kick off

The Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival kicks off at Clinton State park in just three days. But getting ready for the event is a year-long process.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Heavy rains, strong winds blow through Lawrence

Flash flooding was the main problem from a Monday afternoon storm in Lawrence.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Witnesses testify in Ramona Morgan preliminary hearing

Graphic testimony today in the case of woman accused of killing two workers on Highway 59 last year.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Sentencing delayed in police standoff case

Sentencing is delayed for a man involved in a standoff with police - after the defendant fails to show up for today's hearing.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Big changes in store for Lawrence Public Library

Some big changes are in store for the Lawrence Public Library. They include reducing the number of books while increasing the amount of technology. 6News reporter Jesse Fray tells us more about the preliminary upgrades that are already underway.

Published on June 2, 2008

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LHM leaders celebrate accomplishments

LMH leaders celebrate a year's accomplishments, and look forward to even more in the months ahead.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Man traveling 3,000 miles by foot to raise awareness about breast cancer

Breast cancer affects millions nationwide - almost everyone knows someone who has fought the disease. Ron Kessler is no different, and is taking a 6-month, 3,000-mile journey by foot to help raise awareness about early detection.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Forecast for June 3

The high for Monday is 88 degrees, while the low will be around 68.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Several Jayhawk football players honored

The college football season won't kickoff for another three months but already, the Kansas Jayhawks are hauling in the honors.

Published on June 2, 2008

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T-Bones maintain top spot in NL

The Kansas City T-Bones are now 2.5 games clear of the Northern League field after 17 games. The 12-5 'Steaks' lost on Sunday, but maintained their top spot in the N.L.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Champion Jayhawks arrive at nation's capital

There are many perks to winning a national championship - and one of them is meeting the president of the United States.

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Lawrence Raiders ready for season opener

The 2008 American Legion summer baseball season begins on Tuesday. The Lawrence Raiders open their season with a double-header against the KC Royals at Ice Field.

Published on June 2, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for June 2, 2008

Late morning and early afternoon storms dropped 2.15" of rain in Lawrence. A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Douglas county until 3:30 PM.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Thunderstorms moving out of area; flash floods possible

Although the storms have moved through the area, there are reports of flooding along U.S. Highway 24-40 just north of the Leavenworth County-Douglas County line.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Tips to keeping safe during severe weather

6News Meteorologist Matt Elwell gives several tips to dealing with severe thunderstorms.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Storms roll through Douglas County

Douglas, Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties were under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning, which expired at 12:30 p.m., and continue to be under a Flash Flood Warning until 3:15 p.m.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Severe thunderstorms moving through area

Update: The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for all of Douglas County until 12:30 p.m. Southeastern Jefferson County remains under a severe thunderstorm warning as well.

Published on June 2, 2008

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Douglas County in Severe Thunderstorm Watch

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Douglas, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties until 2 p.m. today. Look for the possibility of heavy rain, hail, frequent lightning and strong wind with thunderstorms that roll through today. Temperatures will be in the upper 70s through the morning with the chance of thunderstorms through the early afternoon. Our daytime high will top out at 85 degrees today with a quieter afternoon.

Published on June 2, 2008