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Videos for June 5, 2008

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Storm shuts down Wakarusa Festival

Mark Boyle reports from Wakarusa, where a severe storm has shut down the festival for the night.

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Music lovers rock on at WakFest

6News reporter Lindsey Slater checked out a few of the necessities every camper needs for Wakarusa Fest.

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Man accused of stabbing to stand trial

A Lawrence man accused of stabbing a homeless man will stand trial on attempted second degree murder charges.

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Zalneraitis to help attract big business

Lawrence is looking to attract big business, and now the city has someone to help.

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Grotewile to run for county commissioner

Another candidate has thrown their hat in the ring for Douglas County Commissioner

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Ballard to file for re-election

Kansas state representative Barbara Ballard has announced that she'll file for re-election.

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Musical tradition returns to downtown

A more than 30-year-old musical tradition returned to downtown Lawrence on Thursday.

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Lawrence man bikes for local cancer

A Lawrence man is biking 335 miles a day to raise money for local cancer patients.

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Forecast for June 6

The high for Friday is 84 degrees, while the low will be around 70.

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Four-ball match play under way

The match play portion of the KGA Four-ball golf tournament is under way.

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Top prep volleyballers return to court

The best prep volleyball players in the state will return to the court on Saturday.

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2008 Wakarusa Festival video profile

Solomon Cottrell, 11, of Lawrence

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Severe Weather Update 2, June 5, 2008

Severe thunderstorms are rolling through Douglas County on Thursday night.

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Douglas County under severe thunderstorm warning

A severe thunderstorm is expected to hit Douglas County on Thursday night.

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Douglas County in Tornado Watch

A Tornado watch has been issued through the evening. 6News Meteorologist Jennifer Schack explains the watches and warnings in the region. Keep checking back for more updates.

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2008 Wakarusa Festival video profile

2008 Wakarusa Festival video profile: Sarah Day, of Oklahoma City, Okla

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Industrial park developers may be heard soon

The request to annex 159 acres of land near the Lecompton interchange of the Kansas Turpike is on the agenda for June 10's city commission meeting.

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6 Weather Update

Spotty showers are around early this afternoon but storms are still in the forecast later today. Watch Jennifer for the latest forecast.

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for June 5, 2008

A High Wind Advisory has been issued for Douglas, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties until 10:00 PM tonight. Expect sustained winds between 20-30 miles per hour with gusts near 40 mph or greater. Temperatures will approach 90 degrees for the afternoon with a strong south wind expected for the day between 20-30 mph with gusts near 40 mph. Expect plenty of sunshine for us through the mid afternoon There is an isolated chance of thunderstorms into the mid-afternoon. The main threat of thundershowers will spread from central Kansas to eastern Kansas for the late evening with the possibility of some of these storms being severe. Rain, hail, high wind and tornadoes are all a possibility for tonight into early Friday morning.

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Special effects, actors and training lead to realistic battle exercise

American troops had to make their way through the fictional village of Medina Wasl, tending to wounded, appeasing villagers and fighting insurgents.

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It takes some help from nearby Hollywood to make these battle scenes realistic

Brandon Hamilton, a special effects coordinator at Fort Irwin, helps train American troops by rigging pyrotechnics and providing other special effects.

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Fake blood is loaded into crash-type dummies in order to give them realistic actions

Soldiers prepare dummies to which medics will give medical attention

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Some Iraqi Americans are recruited to fill the role of insurgents

Alaa Al-Almi, a native of Basra, Iraq, talks about how he is helping Iraqis while playing an insurgent at Fort Irwin.

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Some actors are given extensive make-up treatment so they appear more real

Robert O'Mallia, who is missing his leg, talks about his duties playing a wounded American soldier at Fort Irwin.

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Iraqi Americans are recruited to act as Iraqi police

Sally Bedrossian, a native of Baghdad, discusses his role as an Iraqi police officer at Fort Irwin.

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Lawrence native's commander discussed what makes Hall a good officer

Lt. Col. John Richardson, 1st Lt. Jerad Hall's commanding officer, talks about Hall and how he thinks Lawrence shaped him as a soldier.

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Lawrence native part of Army's pre-Iraq desert training

1st Lt. Jerad Hall, a 2002 Lawrence High graduate, discusses his job as an intelligence officer, why he joined the Army and his thoughts on deploying to Iraq.

Published on June 5, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 5, 2008

We are looking at a high risk of severe weather for the evening tonight and into early tomorrow morning. Look for an isolated chance of thunderstorms for the early to mid afternoon. Our daytime high today will top out near 90 muggy degrees with wind out of the south between 20-30 mph with gusts near 40 mph. Look for damaging thunderstorms to move into eastern Kansas by 10 p.m. through the early morning. These storms are projected to bring heavy rain, strong and damaging winds, the possibility of hail and the potential to produce tornadoes.

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Leon Pesnell's peonies

Leon Pesnell has more than 129 cultivars of peonies in his garden.

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