Videos for November 6, 2008

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Thursday, November 6 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, November 7 calls for a high of 46 with a low around 34.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Darcie Lippman named Teacher of the Month

West Junior High is the home of Teacher of the Month. Darcie Lippman teaches seventh, eighth and ninth graders with behavioral and emotional disorders.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Eudora committee looks at sidewalk improvement

A group of Eudora citizens are working to make the streets of their town a safer place one step at a time.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Sebelius: Coal shouldn't 'hijack' other issues

The governor's trying to put an end to the bickering over coal plants. Governor Kathleen Sebelius says she doesn't see much future in building two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Businesses urge officials to get tough on panhandlers

The days of panhandling on Lawrence streets could be numbered. After concerns from downtown businesses, city commissioners are expected to talk about banning most panhandling activities downtown.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Bottle key to verdict in slaying trial

Closing arguments begin tomorrow morning in the Douglas County second-degree murder trial. Thursday, a co-defendant accused 37-year-old Shanna Friday of striking a 62-year-old man with a glass bottle.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Jayhawks look for a win in Lincoln

In 2005, the Kansas football team ended a 36-game losing streak to Nebraska with a 40-15 win in Lawrence. This weekend, the Jayhawks hope to snag another Cornhuskers milestone: defeat Nebraska in Lincoln for the first time in 19 games.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Custom Highline site to be sold

A former co-owner of Custom Highline has been ordered to pay more than $1.5 million to the closed car lot's largest creditor.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Free State High to play SMNW in playoffs

The Free State High football team goes in search of redemption in less than 24 hours. The Firebirds take on Shawnee Mission Northwest tomorrow in the opening round of the 6A state playoffs.

Published on November 6, 2008

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LHS continues dirt work on its fields despite order

The Lawrence School District is taking no time out in building new athletic fields at Lawrence High School.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Stores see decline in CD sales

Sales of new CDs have been plummeting for years, thanks in large part to the popularity of the iPod. The battle between the compact disc and the iPod is impacting Lawrence CD stores in more ways than one.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Self seeing double on the court

Despite a national championship last April, it's not easy being Bill Self these days. That's because the Kansas basketball headman is dealing with double vision on the hardwood.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Police interview woman in bee costume accused of graffiti

KU police say a female in a bee costume threw yellow paint on a campus building. The crime happened Tuesday morning at the Watkins Home.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Indian Village then, Teepee Junction now

Cliff McDonald shares the history of "Indian Village," now known as "Teepee Junction." His father, Frank McDonald, former athletic director at Haskell Indian Nations University, had the site built.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Indian Village now

Cliff McDonald's wife used the teepee as an art studio for years in the recent past. McDonald explains why he wanted to have it refurbished this month.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Buffer the dog

A white dog named Buffer was painted on the teepee in the 1920s. Cliff McDonald explains its significance.

Published on November 6, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Nov. 6, 2008

Cloudy skies and a strong west to northwest wind will continue heading into the evening. A few spotty showers are still possible, although the majority of the area should remain dry. Expect the 9 p.m. temperature to drop to 42 degrees this evening.

Published on November 6, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Nov. 6, 2008

We will see sunshine to start off the day with more clouds building for the afternoon. The wind will gust near 30 or 35 mph our of the west with a 10 a.m. temperature near 51 degrees and an afternoon high of 55 degrees.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Finding a passion

What started as an idea for a fun hobby has led Anthony Schwager and his family on a remarkable journey.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Beekeeper, son, inspiration

Tony and Terri Schwager discuss how their initial concerns over Anthony's future have given way to pride in his success.

Published on November 6, 2008

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Reaping a golden harvest

Getting the honey from the hive to the table requires a bit of cooperation from the bees - with the sun, some smoke and a lot of know-how to go along with it.

Published on November 6, 2008