Videos for May 26, 2008

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Boaters celebrate holiday despite gas prices

So far this season, sporadic weather paired with high gas prices has had a big impact on the amount of recreation at Clinton Lake. With the sun beginning to shine more and gas prices on the rise, many boaters are forced to make some big decisions about their summer plans.

Published on May 26, 2008

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Commemorations honor soldiers on Memorial Day

Despite the morning rain, Lawrence residents honor the brave soldiers who died in the line of duty this Memorial Day. Both the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars held ceremonies to reflect and remember the men and women who fought and died for our country. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on the commemorations.

Published on May 26, 2008

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District learning coaches may collaborate

Tomorrow evening school board members will hear a plan to restructure the framework of learning coaches across the district.

Published on May 26, 2008

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May ArtStar student of many talents

Free State High School graduate Cali Burke can work on sketches or jewelry, but she's hoping for a career in architecture. Her eclectic interests have helped earn her the ArtStar award for the month of May. 6News reporter Terry Rombeck has more.

Published on May 26, 2008

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Local author pays tribute to deaf baseball hero

It's no secret Memorial Day is a chance to remember those who have come before us. For one local man, this weekend proved to be a chance to reveal an amazing story that for half a century was easy to overlook. 6News director Cody Howard enlightens us on the story of Luther "Dummy" Taylor and his link to our national pastime.

Published on May 26, 2008

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KidCast: Gurein Frei

For May 26, the record high was 95 degrees in 1964, and the record low was 42 degrees in 1925.

Published on May 26, 2008

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LHS looks back on positive season

As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and over the weekend the 2008 season for the Lawrence High baseball team officially came to a close.

Published on May 26, 2008

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Seniors soar at state track

Over the weekend, both Free State and Lawrence High were well represented at this year's state track competition. And for a few seniors, it would be their final time to grace their school colors.

Published on May 26, 2008

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KC T-Bones fall to Flyers

The Kansas City T-Bones are closing their four-game series with the Schaumburg Flyers.

Published on May 26, 2008

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Memorial Day at the lake

Lawrence resident James Brewton talks about the impact of gas prices on holiday boating.

Published on May 26, 2008

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Memorial Day Services

Clips from the Memorial Day observances in Lawrence.

Published on May 26, 2008

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6News Morning Weather Forecast for May 26, 2008

Showers and thunderstorms are expected for the morning and early afternoon. Temperatures will warm up to 85 muggy degrees with a south wind between 5-10 mph. Storms will move out in the early afternoon leaving us with isolated chances of storms for the evening.

Published on May 26, 2008