Videos for June 17, 2008

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Annexation cause of concern

A new industrial park northwest of Lawrence is at the center of controversy. 6News reporter Jesse Fray is live in the News Center to explain concerns coming from nearby neighbors.

Published on June 17, 2008

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Lawrence schools go under construction

Students may have the summer off, but that doesn't mean Lawrence public schools are empty. Every school in the district is receiving repairs, everything from new flooring to an upgrade in security systems. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on the work that is filling up our local schools.

Published on June 17, 2008

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City considers new life sciences center

This afternoon city and county commissioners were pitched a $4 million plan to build a new center for promising life sciences companies.

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Man arrested in Java Break robbery

Lawrence police arrest a transient accused of robbing a downtown coffee shop overnight.

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Rape trial delayed

Trial is delayed today for a 20-year-old Pratt man accused of raping a KU student inside an all-women's dorm.

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Tonganoxie pool construction delayed

The opening of the new water park in Tonganoxie is delayed yet again. Recent heavy rains are blamed for interrupting construction efforts.

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Museum to celebrate 25th anniversary

A local museum focusing on the former towns that now make up Clinton Lake is turning 25 this weekend.

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23rd St. bridge may be replaced

Tonight, plans to replace a busy bridge in Lawrence are in the works. With the construction of two new turnpike bridges over the Kansas River already underway, attention is now turning to the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Indian Nations University.

Published on June 17, 2008

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City to buy new fire trucks

Tonight it's also expected city leaders will vote to replace outdated fire equipment.

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Tuesday, June 17 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, June 18 calls for a high of 82 with the low around 57.

Published on June 17, 2008

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Tonganoxie senior wins Gatorade state track award

For the second straight year, the Gatorade Kansas high school girls' track and field athlete of the year is a Tonganoxie Chieftain. For the second straight year, it's the same Tonganoxie Chieftain.

Published on June 17, 2008

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Former KU player new Gardner Webb asst. coach

As a player he helped the Kansas basketball team to the 2003 national title game. As a graduate student manager last season, he was part of the Jayhawks' national championship. Now former KU guard Michael Lee can call himself a Division 1 college coach. DJ Whetter has that story.

Published on June 17, 2008

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Flyers blank T-Bones in KC

The Kansas City T-Bones return home to face Schaumburg after their recent five-game road swing.

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6 Weather 2 p.m. Forecast for June 17, 2008

Sunshine has returned to northeast Kansas with low humidity. Watch Jennifer for the last evening forecast.

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for June 17, 2008

A mild high of 80 is expected today as summer slowly approaches.

Published on June 17, 2008

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6 Weather 9:30 a.m. Forecast for June 17, 2008

We are looking at another mild day ahead with temperatures only topping out at 80 degrees under mostly sunny skies. The wind will stay out of the east between 5-10 mph with a few clouds moving in by the evening.

Published on June 17, 2008