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Videos for June 6, 2008

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Thousands gather for day two of WakFest

Clear skies were a welcomed sight for thousands gathered at Clinton Lake for the fifth annual Wakarusa Festival.

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Local option budget cost tallied

The bill's been tallied up on the recent local option budget election.

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Thellman to run for county commission

Nancy Thellman will run for a seat on the Douglas County Commission.

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City leaders to decided on new fire trucks

Lawrence city leaders could decide whether to begin replacing the city's aging fire truck fleet as soon as Monday.

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Lemonade stands go up for cancer

Lemonade stands went up across the country on Friday to raise money for cancer research.

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Downtown sculpture exhibit returns

New signs of spring are popping up in downtown Lawrence.

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Elephants spooked by storm, escape

Two circus elephants were spooked by Thursday night's storm and rampaged through Wakeeney.

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Grant could bring bike trail

A grant could bring a long-discussed bike trail to east Lawrence.

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Bikers ride for Red Cross

Some motorcycle-riding police officers will get together this weekend to have fun and raise money.

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School admins push for stadium improvements

Lawrence school administrators want to put football stadium improvements at the city's two high schools on the fast track.

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Friday, June 6 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Saturday, June 7 calls for a high 89, with the low around 69.

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Four-ball championship down to two

It only takes 48 hours at the KGA Four-ball championships to go from 32 match play teams to two.

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Five Jayhawk baseballers drafted

Five KU baseball players were drafted on day two of the Major League draft.

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Goldeyes sweep T-Bones

The Winnipeg Goldeyes completed their sweep of the T-Bones on Thursday.

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Tongy boys get new coach

Shaun Phillips will take over this year's boys basketball coaching duties in Tonganoxie.

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Keith Middlemas - stone carver

Stone carver Keith Middlemas, Oskaloosa, is sculpting four new finials that will replace deteriorating ones on the clock tower at the Douglas County Courthouse. The project is part of a multi-year courthouse restoration effort that began in late 2007. Lawrence artist Laura Ramberg is also working on stone pieces for the courthouse.

Published on June 6, 2008

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Keith Middlemas courthouse stone carver

Stone carver Keith Middlemas, Oskaloosa, is sculpting four new finials that will replace deteriorating ones on the clock tower at the Douglas County Courthouse. The project is part of a multi-year courthouse restoration effort that began in late 2007. Lawrence artist Laura Ramberg is also working on stone pieces for the courthouse.

Published on June 6, 2008

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Brent Berry at Wakarusa 2008

Brent Berry of the Brent Berry Band out of Taos, N.M., formerly the Brent Berry Roots Crew from Lawrence (a longtime local favorite).

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Dead Man Flats at Wakarusa 2008

From left, are Hank Osterhout, Matt Stambaugh, Pat Watt and Alex Law are Dead Man Flats. They all met growing up near Hutchinson, where they started their band. Now they all live in Lawrence.

Published on June 6, 2008

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

The overnight thunderstorm crossed over into Missouri last night, and since then the area has had beautiful condition. Temperatures are in the 70s across the region. The temperature at 9 p.m. should be 72 degrees.

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2008 Wakarusa Video Portraits

Susan Casebeer, of Lindsborg, Kan.

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2008 Wakarusa Video Portraits

Grizzilla, from Texas.

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6 Weather 11 a.m. Forecast

A Flood Warning is in effect for Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties from 10:15 PM Saturday. Temperatures will be milder with highs today topping out at 83 degrees. Look for mostly clear to partly cloudy skies today with the wind still fairly strong out of the south to southwest between 15-20 mph and gusting to 25 mph.

Published on June 6, 2008

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Wakarusa Festival, after the storms

Festivalgoers Friday clean up and set up again after storms swept over Clinton Lake.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 6, 2008

We will see plenty of sunshine and cooler temperatures for today, although you can expect the afternoon to be rather windy. Temperatures will be in the mid 70's by 10 AM and creep to 83 degrees by the afternoon. Wind will be out of the SSW at 10-20 mph with gusts of 25 mph.

Published on June 6, 2008