Videos for November 5, 2008

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Todd Thompson elected Leavenworth County Attorney

Todd Thompson talks about his new position as the Leavenworth County Attorney.

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6 Weather Evening Forecast for Nov. 5, 2008

Douglas County is in a thunderstorm watch until midnight.

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Wednesday, November 5 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, November 6 calls for a high of 60 with a low around 48.

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City united on sales tax issues

The decision was put in the hands of the voters - and the citizens of Lawrence have decided that the sales tax in Lawrence is going up.

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Sebelius orders 3 percent cut in state budgets

Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius is asking state agencies and universities to cut 3% from their budgets.

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Residents share reflections from historic night

This 2008 election is one that will forever change history books. Democrat Barack Obama became the nation's first black president-elect. 6News reporter Chardae Davis caught up with leaders from Lawrence's black community on Wednesday to get their reactions to the moment that re-wrote history.

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False front pages hit newspaper boxes

Critiques of capitalism and corporate media covered up printed election news this morning in Lawrence and selected sites nationwide.

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Thompson ends Kohl's 24-year run as Leavenworth county attorney

While the nation had their eyes on the Presidential race - citizens of Leavenworth County were keeping a close eye on the battle for county attorney.

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Boyda loses U.S. House seat to Jenkins

Republican Lynn Jenkins unseated Democrat Nancy Boyda in the 2nd District US House race.

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Interview played in slaying trial

A murder defendant in a police interview denied seeing an elderly man get struck with a glass bottle during a February altercation.

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Meet the new TV crew in town

There's a few new TV crews in town and they're broadcasting out of St. John's Catholic School. The lesson in creative writing had students working for a month - and cramming in election news at the last minute.

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Jayhawks made history in last NU battle

The 76 points the Kansas football team put up on Nebraska a year ago are the most ever scored by a Cornhusker opponent.

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KU ready to take on new-look Huskers

This Saturday, KU takes on the new-look Nebraska Cornhuskers led by first-year head coach Bo Pelini.

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Prince won't be back at Kansas State in '09

K-State head coach Ron Prince has been fired.

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6 of 7 KU newcomers make Fieldhouse debut

Six of Bill Self's seven newcomers took the floor at Allen Fieldhouse for the first time on Tuesday.

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2 KU incumbents steal the show on election night

On election night, it was two incumbents - not newcomers - that stole the show at Allen Fieldhouse.

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KU sweeps CU despite rare substitution snag

The Kansas Jayhawk volleyball team defeated Colorado on Wednesday.

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LHS football team prepares for postseason

Head coach Dirk Wedd and the Lawrence High football team are preparing for the postseason this week.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Nov. 5, 2008

A few showers have passed through the Lawrence area throughout the day, and heavier precipitation is possible later on.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Nov. 5, 2008

Wind Advisory: windy and mild, with strong, evening thunderstorms likely. Highs around 72 F. South winds at 25-35 mph, and gusty.

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Schwegler School: Simon Hiatt

Simon Hiatt wants more 'say' for the middle class.

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Schwegler School: Lance Cheney

Lance Cheney worries about the Iraq war.

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Checkers Foods: Nancy Krische

Nancy Krische worries about abortion.

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Checkers Foods: Donna Krische

Pro-life concerns brought Donna Krische to the polls.

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Lawrence High School Annex: Robert Gamage

Robert Gamage hopes the results of this election will help fix the economy.

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Lawrence High School Annex: Carol Thrasher

Carol Thrasher thinks the country needs a new leader who can help fix the economy.

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Babcock Place: Sara Stalling

Sara Stalling is most concerned with healthcare and the environment.

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Babcock Place: Rebecca Lafferty

Rebecca Lafferty voted for Obama after deeming him 'the lesser of two evils.'

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Babcock Place: Paul Kaldahl

Paul Kaldahl is a first-time voter interested in education reform.

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Babcock Place: James Stewart

James Stewart is most interested in the Board of Education race.

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Cordley School: Michael Kennedy

Michael Kennedy is worried about the economy.

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Cordley School: Kezia Schrag

Kezia Schrag is ready for change!

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Cordley School: Joel Perger

Joel Perger is worried about the economy.

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Cordley School: Daniel Held

Daniel Held is most interested in Roe v. Wade and foreign policies.

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Prairie Park School: Travis Evans

Travis Evans hopes Tuesday's election can help bring together a divided nation.

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Prairie Park School: Angie Seifert

Angie Seifert is worried about public transit.

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Kennedy School: Elizabeth Kellison

Elizabeth Kellison is worried about public transit.

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Kennedy School: Douglas Katenay

Douglas Katenay chose John McCain because of his experience.

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Kennedy School: Christian Ashcraft

Christian Ashcraft is in search of leadership with a vision.

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Eudora Township Fire Station: Melissa Martin

Melissa Martin is worried about abortion and the economy.

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Eudora Township Fire Station: Maria Foulk

Healthcare and education were Maria Foulk's biggest concerns on election day.

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Eudora Township Fire Station: Ed Osterhout

Ed Osterhout is worried about the economy and the war in Iraq.

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Eudora City Hall: Shirley Douglass

Sarah Palin and moral issues inspired Shirley Douglass to vote Republican.

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Eudora City Hall: Juanita Willis

Juanita Willis thinks the U.S. needs new, strong leadership to help the struggling economy.

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Eudora Church of Christ: Kerry Stephens

Moral issues such as abortion are what brought Kerry Stephens to the polls.

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Eudora Church of Christ: Judi O'Grady

Judi O'Grady is worrying about the government taking control of human rights.

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Eudora Church of Christ: Bud Elliott

Pro-life and terrorism issues brought Bud Elliott to the polls.

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First Church of the Nazarene: Travis Andretg

Energy issues and the economy brought Travis Andretg to the polls.

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First Church of the Nazarene: Mike LaBonte

Mike LaBonte is worried about oil prices and the state of the economy.

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First Church of the Nazarene: Ethan Van Loenen

Ethan Van Loenen is concerned over taxes and foreign policies.

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Eudora Recreation Center: Titus Hague

Titus Hague is hoping for a change in foreign policy.

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Eudora Recreation Center: Robyn Kelso

Worries about the economy brought Robyn Kelso to the polls.

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Eudora Recreation Center: Jane Govern

The abortion issue brought Jane Govern to the polls on Tuesday.

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Wakarusa Township Hall: Tim Fredrickson

Tim Fredrickson would like to see the U.S. reduce its dependency on foreign oil.

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Wakarusa Township Hall: Judy Gragg

Judy Gragg is worried about the Iraq war.

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Wakarusa Township Hall: Cliff Elston

Cliff Elston is worried about the economy.

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Hillcrest School: Susan Piper

Abortion is the big issue for Republican Susan Piper.

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United Way Building: Mike Piatt

Mike Piatt came to the polls on Tuesday because he feels the country needs a change.

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United Way Building: Chantal Schneider

Woman's rights and abortion rights are both big issues for Chantal Schneider.

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First Presbyterian Church: Timothy Steinlage

Timothy Steinlage is a first-time voter concerned about the war in Iraq and our economy.

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First Presbyterian Church: Jesse Cheek

Jesse Cheek is concerned over the war in Iraq and the current state of the U.S. economy.

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First Presbyterian Church: Ashli Kelso

Ashli Kelso is hoping for big changes in our economy.

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Jewish Community Center: Justin Moore

The war on Iraq is a big issue for Justin Moore.

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Jewish Community Center: Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones came to the polls with a big concern for the economy.

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Jewish Community Center: Alex Bryan

The big issue that brought Alex Bryan to the polls were tax cuts and tax benefits.

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Grant School: Laura Smith

Laura Smith was expecting long lines at the polls but instead was quickly in and out.

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Grant School: Diana Byington

Diana Byington had a pleasant voting experience on Tuesday.

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Grant School: Aubree McCarty

Aubree McCarty talks about her voting experience.

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Obama supporters take to Mass. Street

Bells were ringing, flags were waving and car horns were honking in Downtown Lawrence after Barack Obama promised supporters that "change has come."

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Election Tuesday has come and gone

Lines were out the door Tuesday morning, but by the time the polls were closing, only a few last-minute voters were around.

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Kids vote Obama in a landslide

The kids have voted and the tallies are in!

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Clinton Township Hall: Carl Ward

Carl Ward is most interested in the presidential race.

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Clinton Township Hall: Dennis Thome

Dennis Thome voted for John McCain because of his tax policies.

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Clinton Township Hall: Paige Lindburg

Paige Lindburg is a first-time voter who worries over the Iraq war.

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Clinton Township Hall: Tom Gaines

Tom Gaines voted Republican across the ballot.

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Kanwaka Township Hall: Charles Baier

Charles Baier is worried about the economy.

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Kanwaka Township Hall: Kyle Craig

Kyle Craig is voting because he feels like its a responsibility of being an American.

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Kanwaka Township Hall: Francis Antle

Francis Antle came to the polls to vote for Tom Sloan.

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Kanwaka Township Hall: Karl Antle

Karl Antle came to the polls on Tuesday to support Tom Sloan.

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Lecompton City Hall: Barbara Jerigan

Barbara Jerigan hopes healthcare can be reformed after this election.

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Lecompton City Hall: Myrtle Pfeffer

Myrtle Pfeffer is hoping for changes to medicare.

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Lecompton City Hall: Scott Hanks

Scott Hanks voted for John McCain in hopes to avoid socialism.

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Big Springs United Methodist Church: Crystal Kennedy

Crystal Kennedy has worries about the economy.

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Big Springs United Methodist Church: Mark Zeller

Mark Zeller voted for Barack Obama in hopes he can fix the struggling economy.

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Big Springs United Methodist Church: Timothy Kilburn

Timothy Kilburn hopes the economy can improve after this election.

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Marion Center Hall: Carolyn Edgecomb

Healthcare and energy issues brought Carolyn Edgecomb to the polls on Tuesday.

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Marion Center Hall: Lance Logan

Lance Logan is worried about the economy.

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Marion Center Hall: Rebecca Christaner

Rebecca Christaner feels healthcare is currently unfordable for average people.

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Mike Amyx on city infrastructure

City Commissioner Mike Amyx talks about sales tax, public transit, city infrastructure and more.

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Barbara Ballard chats about key issues

Barbara Ballard talks about running unopposed and other key issues surrounding the area.

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Chad Lawhorn talks about the 3 sales tax issues

Journal-World reporter Chad Lawhorn talks about the passing of the three sales tax issues.

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Rob Chestnut on sales tax

City Commissioner Rob Chestnut talks about the passing of three sales tax initiatives.

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Jamie Shew on voter turnout

Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew talks about voter turnout.

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Jim Flory on his campaign

Jim Flory talks about his campaign for a seat on the Douglas County Commission.

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John Coen talks about his defeat

John Coen talks about his defeat to Tony Brown for a seat on the Kansas House District 10.

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Ken McGovern talks about Election Day

Ken McGovern talks about running for Douglas County Sheriff unopposed and the rest of Election Day 2008.

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Marci Francisco talks about her victory

Marci Francisco talks about her victory in the Kansas Senate, District 2.

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Nancy Thellman talks about the issues

Nancy Thellman talks about the issues which inspired her to run for a seat on the Douglas County Commission, District 2.

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Tom Sloan talks about the issues

Tom Sloan talks about the issues affecting his district.

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