Videos for May 11, 2008

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Board to discuss athletic facilities upgrade

School board members decide the next step of action tomorrow night after district officials reveal a $2.8 million plan for upgrading sports facilities.

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Police seek robbery suspect

Lawrence police search for a suspect who robbed an East Lawrence liquor store last night.

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Lecompton bridge to undergo construction

After five months of detours last summer, Lecompton and Perry residents face more bridge construction.

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Army buddies to compete together

An army major is gearing up for his first Ironman triathlon event, and he knows he'll have some close competition.

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De Soto group wins BBQ championship

A group from De Soto takes home the top prize from this year's Sertoma Barbecue Cook-Off.

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Lawrence WWII veterans visit D.C.

It's a trip many World War II veterans will never make. 6News reporter Terry Rombeck has more on a national program that is sending veterans to visit the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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'Caring Conversations' important for families

Mother's Day probably isn't the best time to initiate serious family discussions about end-of-life decisions. But as BoomerGirl.com managing editor Cathy Hamilton reports, getting families to have "the talk" has become one man's mission.

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Jayhawk baseball splits

This afternoon, Mother Nature made it possible for you to take your mom to not one but two Kansas baseball games in this year's Border Showdown.

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Powers comes in 56th at golf regional

This weekend at the NCAA West golf regional, KU's lone representative Emily Powers fired a one under 71 on Saturday to close the three-day event.

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Army buddies to compete together

Maj. Brian Rau, stationed at the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, describes his motivation for competing in his first half-length triathlon -- the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Kansas -- and how he'd love to finish ahead of his old Army buddy, Maj. David Rozelle, who is an experienced triathlete despite having lost much of his right leg in Iraq.

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Colorful Cable Home

About 40 women volunteers helped Edye Cable and her children paint their new Habitat for Humanity home Saturday as part of National Women Build Week. Edye Cable and her daughter Jasmine, 16, share their excitement about the new place and vibrant colors that will surround them and Emmanuel, 17, and Timothy, 12.

Published on May 11, 2008