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Videos for October 1, 2008

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Bailout passes Senate; Kansas senators vote 'no'

The two senators from Kansas vote no - but the U.S. Senate passes the revamped bailout bill. It was nearly a 3-1 margin with Kansas senators Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback in the minority.

Published on October 1, 2008

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KU professors oppose economic bailout plan, urge caution

As the bailout legislation moves back to the House, a group of KU professors are hoping that legislators take their advice. As 6News reporter Jesse Fray explains - they're among about 230 university professors who had urged members of Congress to slow down...

Published on October 1, 2008

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Wednesday, October 1 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, October 2 calls for a high of 72 with a low around 40.

Published on October 1, 2008

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Sebelius speaks about economic woes

Kansas governor Kathleen Sebelius says she's seeing the impact of the financial downturn all over the country.

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Douglas County judge 'ready to retire'

A man who's served as a judge in Douglas County for more than a decade plans to hang up his robe and turn in his gavel early next year.

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High court justice to present award to judge

A U.S. Supreme Court justice is coming to Lawrence for the second time this year.

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Man accused of lying about who shot him

A Tonganoxie man who claimed an intruder broke into his home and shot him now faces charges of falsely reporting a crime.

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Campaign brings awareness to 'astronomical' cost of schooling

Baker University students are spreading the word about a petition urging Congress to make college tuition more affordable.

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Banned books get noticed at KU

This week is 'Banned Books Week' - a celebration of controversial books and the freedom to read anything. To promote these books - most of which are now considered classics - KU students and staff read out loud the very things that got the books banned in the first place. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on the R-rated read out.

Published on October 1, 2008

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Jayhawks fall to Kansas State in heartbreaker

The ranked opponents just keep coming for the Kansas volleyball team. Wednesday evening, the Jayhawks took on their third straight Top 25 squad.

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KU opens Big 12 play on the road...again

The Kansas football team opens it's Big 12 schedule on the road for the fourth consecutive season. On Saturday, Mark Mangino's team will be in Ames for a battle with the Iowa State Cyclones.

Published on October 1, 2008

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Disability doesn't slow KU soccer standout

Imagine a soccer game with no starting lineup introductions, no national anthems and no whistles. For Kansas red shirt freshman Emily Cressy, that's the norm. However, just because Cressy is deaf, that doesn't mean she allows it to be an obstacle on the pitch. In fact, she left her home in Ventura, California and is excelling as a Kansas Jayhawk. Andrew Baker has more...

Published on October 1, 2008

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Campaign schedule keeps governor on the road

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius discusses her busier-than-normal September.

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Banned books celebrated at KU

Books from "Catcher in the Rye" to "Harry Potter" have been challenged or banned because they discuss controversial topics. As part of Banned Books Week, students and staff at KU are reading selections outside of Watson Library.

Published on October 1, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 1, 2008

Look for another sunny day with a 10 a.m. temperature of 59 degrees with a northwest wind between 5-15 mph. The afternoon will be below average with a high of 72 degrees and a breezy northwest wind between 10-20 mph.

Published on October 1, 2008

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Introduction

Democratic state Sen. Marci Francisco and Republican challenger Scott Morgan introduce themselves.

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Cost of living

The candidates talk about cost of living increases for retirees.

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Driving age

The candidates are asked how they feel about raising the driving age to 18.

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Kansas economy

Kansas is facing a tough economic year that could get enough tougher. Where do you think the state budget could be cut?

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Energy policy

The candidates are asked about their stance on coal-fired power plants.

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Coal-fired plants in Holcomb

Discussion of Sunflower's proposed power plants in Holcomb, Kansas.

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Child development programs

In recent years, there have been new investments made in early childhood programs. The candidates talk about their commitment to these programs.

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Minimum wage

Should the state increase its minimum wage?

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Smoking ban

The candidates are asked if they support a state-wide smoking ban.

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Introduction

Republican state Sen. Roger Pine and Democratic challenger Tom Holland introduce themselves.

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Cigarette tax

The candidates discuss a possible cigarette tax increase.

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Cost of living

The candidates are asked if they support a cost of living increase for retirees.

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Corporate welfare

How could we cut corporate welfare and make Kansas corporations pay their fair share?

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Differences

The candidates discuss the differences between their platforms.

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Economy

Kansas is facing a tough economic year that could get tougher. What expenses do you think could be cut?

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Energy policy

Discussion of state energy efforts and the proposed Holcomb power plants.

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Education and the economy

The candidates are asked how the economy will affect education in the state of Kansas.

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Metering of energy

The candidates talk about metering of energy and time-of-use-pricing of energy.

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Immigration

What, if any, legislation should the state pursue to regulate immigration?

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Seniors and taxes

The candidates are asked what tax measures they would support to relieve the strain on senior citizens.

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Smoking ban

Do you support a statewide smoking ban?

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More tolls on highways

Discussion of additional tolls on highways for maintainable and construction.

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Transportation

What should the state look at as it looks for a new transportation plan?

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Closing statements

The candidates give their closing statements.

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Immigration

The candidates discuss their views on immigration regulation.

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Taxes

The candidates discuss taxes for cigarettes and tax relief for senior citizens.

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Closing statements

The candidates give their closing statements.

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