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Videos for May 28, 2008

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State cuts funding for local road work

The future of major road construction in Lawrence in uncertain. Fewer construction projects are expected in the city next year as the state puts the brakes on spending. 6News reporter Jesse Fray explains.

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Fireworks costs shoots up

A turbulent year in the fireworks industry sent prices on a drastic increase, but don't expect sticker shock to damper any of the celebrations for this Fourth of July.

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New state law will reduce primary elections

Douglas County voters may have one less election to worry about. State legislators passed a new law that increased the number of candidates that must file before a primary election is required.

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Wal-Mart donates $700,000 to KU, Boys & Girls Club

The world's largest retailer delivers its largest gift ever to an organization here in Kansas, and the beneficiary is KU.

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Gov. questioned on abortion doctor's presence at party

After helping accept the Wal-Mart gift, Governor Sebelius faced questions about a party she hosted last year at the Governor's mansion.

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Plane crashes at Lawrence airport

When veteran pilot Dick Martin came in for a landing today at Lawrence Municipal Airport, he forgot one very important thing: to put down the landing gear.

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Local group wants to found eco-friendly school

A group of Lawrence residents wants to bring green learning to town. The Lawrence Community Environmental School is just a seedling, but the potential founders are working to get the project to full bloom. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on their eco-friendly proposal.

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Weekly outdoor concerts started Wednesday

Downtown is filled with the sound of great music tonight. A summer tradition returns to Lawrence as the city band hits the stage at the South Park gazebo.

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Local law enforcement take part in Special Olympics torch run

The Kansas Special Olympics torch run returns to Douglas County today. A dozen law enforcement officers handle the relay, the first in the county since the 1990s.

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Man taken into custody after call for help

A call for help in southeast Douglas County kept sheriff's deputies tied up for around three hours today.

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Outdoor pool closed temporarily today

It's been open less than a week, and already the city has had to close the outdoor aquatic center.

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T-Bones star in northern league

On the other side of Kansas City, things are going much better for the northern league T-Bones. 6Sports reporter DJ Whetter has more.

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Morris twins waiting on academic qualifications

On Tuesday, Kansas head coach Bill Self told Lawrence Journal-World basketball writer Gary Bedore that incoming freshman twins Marcus and Markieff Morris have not yet qualified academically.

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Rush working out in Chicago

Brandon Rush will not take part in this week's pre-NBA draft camp in Orlando.

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KU volleyball player honored

This afternoon Kansas junior Katie Martincich of the Kansas volleyball team was named Big 12 Sportsperson of the Year.

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Gov. Sebelius answers questions about Dr. Tiller

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius answers questions about an event last year at Cedar Crest that included Dr. George Tiller as a guest. Sebelius answered the questions following an appearance at Wal-Mart, 3300 Iowa St.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 28, 2008

After some showers in the morning, things will stay quiet for the rest of today. We'll drop off to 63 by 9 P.M. tonight with mostly cloudy skies.

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6 Weather Noon Forecast for May 28, 2008

A few light showers passed by this morning. The day will be mostly cloudy. The wind will stay out of the east and northeast for the day between 5-15 mph. Look for a high of 70 degrees.

Published on May 28, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for May 28, 2008

Isolated showers are possible in the morning, with an otherwise dry and mostly cloudy day. The wind will stay out of the east and northeast for the day between 5-15 mph. Look for a high of 70 degrees.

Published on May 28, 2008

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Old TV, with no digital cable box

"You don't have to get a box. You can keep going the way you're going..."

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New digital HD TV, no digital cable box

"This is probably the most confusing aspect of this transition..."

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New digital HD TV, with digital HD cable box

"You're all set.... You're in good shape..."

Published on May 28, 2008