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Videos for June 9, 2008

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Police reveal double homicide details

An attempted robbery leads to the death of two people this weekend in East Lawrence. A minor has officially been charged in the case.

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Childhood friend of victim shocked by murder

We made the trip to McLouth today to learn more about Gage Hauk, one of the men involved in Saturday's shooting.

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City to buy new fire trucks

More red fire engines are coming to Lawrence. At a budget session this afternoon, city commissioners told staff members they're ready to move ahead with $2.1 million for new fire truck purchases this year.

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T, KU on Wheels considering merge

The wheels are turning on an idea to merge the city and KU's public transit systems and to approve a new sales tax that would help support the combined service.

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Historic home's future under debate

A battle brews over the future of a 90-year-old home just east of the KU campus. City commissioners tomorrow night will discuss whether to allow a development group to raze the home at 1232 Louisiana Street.

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After festival, cleanup begins

It's a sure sign that the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival is over: earlier today, the volunteers lined up and the trash piled up at the Clinton Lake campgrounds as cleanup efforts hit full swing.

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Parents, principals back all-day kindergarten

All day kindergarten is working in eight Lawrence public schools. District administrators, principals and parents emphasized that to the school board at tonight's meeting.

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Bridge work finished two months early

Two months ahead of schedule, a bridge connecting two communities is back open. The Douglas County public works department announced today that crews finished painting the Kansas River bridge at Lecompton.

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Crews to reduce K-10 to one lane tomorrow

Substantial road work will begin tomorrow, which might cause some traffic delays for drivers heading to Johnson County.

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Group provides support for cancer patients

It's a group no one wants to be a part of, but once they are, they're finding strength in numbers. In tonight's continuing Friend 2 Friend series, we bring you the story of a local support group for breast cancer patients and survivors that's made a difference in the lives of hundreds of women over the past 11 years.

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Alex's Lemonade Stands raises $14,000 for cancer research

A local effort to raise money for childhood cancer research sets a record, one glass of lemonade at a time.

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Kidcast: Liliana Keathley-Helms

For June 9, the record high was 100 degrees in 1943, and the record low was 40 degrees in 1913.

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Monday, June 9 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Tuesday, June 10 calls for a high 87, with the low around 57.

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Salmonella concerns force tomatoes off menu

McDonald's restaurants in Lawrence and in northeast Kansas are among those nationwide pulling tomatoes off of their menus.

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Basketball camp starts with surprise speakers

From September to May, KU head basketball coach Bill Self is in charge of more than a dozen 18- to 22-year-olds. In the summer, the Jayhawks leader takes on a much larger and much younger group of hoopsters.

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Coaches in Topeka for Classic

Earlier this afternoon in the capital city, both Bill Self and Mark Mangino were in attendance for the Otto Schnellbacher Classic.

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Jayhawks head to track & field nationals

Ten members of the Kansas track and field team are on their way to the NCAA championships.

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Small league presents unique challenges

On the Northern League diamond, the Kansas City T-Bones open a brief two-game series with the Joliet JackHammers tonight. After tonight the T-Bones will have faced every team in the league, a feat that isn't hard when your league only has six squads.

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6 Weather 2 p.m. Forecast for June 9, 2008

Below average temperatures will continue the rest of today as rain pushes farther east. By 9 PM we'll drop off to 63 with clearing skies.

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6 Weather 12 p.m. Forecast for June 9, 2008

Temperatures will remain on the cooler side through the afternoon with some clearing near the noon hour and 73 degrees. Expect the wind to remain light through the afternoon with a daytime high only reaching 77 degrees.

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Police say shooting suspect may be tried as adult

A burglary and a robbery led to a shooting that left two men dead early Saturday, Lawrence Police said Monday morning. A 16-year-old Lawrence boy arrested Sunday in connection with the incident is expected to be charged this afternoon, according to the Douglas County District Attorney's office. His name was not released. Police Sgt. Paul Fellers and Assistant District Attorney David Melton met the media Monday morning.

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6 Weather 10 a.m. Forecast for June 9, 2008

Light showers possible through mid-morning, with a 10 AM temperature of 71 degrees. Temperatures will remain on the cooler side through the afternoon with some clearing near the noon hour. Expect the wind to remain light through the afternoon with a daytime high only reaching 77 degrees.

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Race packs pressure

Dr. Mike Zabel, a Lawrence cardiologist, knows that the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Kansas will be a test of endurance for all 1,500 competitors. He also knows what it will do to their cardiovascular systems. Here he explains the pressures involved.

Published on June 9, 2008