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Videos for March 23, 2008

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City leaders have concerns with former Farmland Industries site

City officials say they want to establish a new business park at the Southeastern edge of town - but wonder whether nearly a half-century of chemical production might get in their way.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Lack of flood insurance haunts many Kansans

For those without flood insurance, homes can be lost in a matter of minutes. Compared to other parts of the country, Kansas homeowners are less likely to purchase the protection.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Keep informed during severe weather

Severe weather season is upon us - and being informed of threatening weather in the area is a key to staying safe. 6News meteorologist Matt Elwell has more on the first line of defense for Douglas County.

Published on March 23, 2008

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The hunt is on - for Easter Eggs!

Peter Cottontail made two stops on his way through Lawrence: the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center and South Park.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Purchasing Flood Protection

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger advises those in flood-prone areas to purchase insurance - even those who sit outside the designated 100-year floodplain.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Lawrence Underwater

It's just not Southeast Kansas that floods, Lawrence has suffered, too. The most memorable floods were in 1951 and 1993, but there have been some pretty heavy soakings in between. Watch video footages and photos to see just how high the water went.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Washed Away

Everyday Krista Appleton thinks of something she lost from last year's flood. When the levee was overtopped in Osawatomie last summer, Appleton's home was among those overcome by water. She - like almost every other homeowner in town - didn't have insurance. It's been devastating, she said.

Published on March 23, 2008

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Jayhawks advance to Sweet 16

The Kansas Jayhawks move on to the Sweet 16 for the second year in a row. DJ Whetter has more on the Jayhawks' win over UNLV in Omaha.

Published on March 23, 2008