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Videos for October 8, 2008

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New festival touts local cuisine

A first-of-its-kind food fest came to Lawrence earlier this evening. The Lawrence Originals, an independent group of locally-owned restaurants were offering up samples of some of their finest cuisine for a hungry crowd in South Park.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Lawrence students make a point to walk to school today

You may have noticed that the Lawrence sidewalks were a little busier than usual this morning. Several groups of Lawrence elementary students and their parents abandoned cars and walked to school in support of a better lifestyle.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Wednesday, October 8 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, October 8 calls for a high of 76 with a low around 46.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Texas A&M defeats KU volleyball, 3-2

The Aggies are 21-4 all-time against Kansas and are currently on a three-game winning streak against the Jayhawks. But this evening, the Kansas volleyball team was happy to welcome A&M to Lawrence - that's because the Aggies are 1-7 away from College Station this season.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Emergency crews respond to rollover accident on K10

An injury accident on K10 this afternoon backed up rush-hour traffic for well over a mile.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Seniors may get larger tax breaks

There's a new kind of property tax relief for low-income seniors in Kansas.

Published on October 8, 2008

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New US attorney takes office today

Eric Melgren has resigned as United States attorney for Kansas. Beginning tomorrow, Melgren will become the newest federal judge in Wichita.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Kansas shares in Eli Lilly settlement

Kansas will receive more than $1 million in a settlement reached with Eli Lilly. Kansas was among 34 states that accused the company of improperly marketing the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Man obtains false Social Securty card

Police officers in Lawrence say they're working to determine how a man got a fraudulent social security card.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Guilty plea entered in shelter stabbing

A Lawrence man accused of stabbing a homeless man plead guilty today to aggravated battery.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Nader plans visit to city

Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader will make a campaign stop in Lawrence tomorrow.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Students visit online with British counterparts

Free State High School students got a British perspective on pop culture and politics Wednesday. Students in a political course linked up to British students via videoconference.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Eudora officials concerned with traffic safety

City leaders in Eudora have growing concerns about traffic safety on the roads around the schools.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Merits of sales taxes for transit debated

Efforts to save the city's public transportation system seem to be gaining steam tonight. Organizations that don't typically get involved with sales tax issues held a forum to discuss the future of the T.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Kansas plays crucial game Saturday

Saturday is an extremely important day for the Jayhawks. After Mark Magino's squad hosts Colorodo, six games remain on the '08 Kansas calendar. Four of those contests are against teams ranked in the top seven nationally.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Lawrence men charged in recent auto burglaries

Prosecutors charged a 25-year-old Lawrence man with felony aggravated burglary and misdemeanor theft. Another man has been charged in a separate car break-in.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Kansas running back steps up

For almost five games, KU running back Jake Sharp was practically invisible. In a matter of 30 minutes, that all changed for the Jayhawks junior.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Traffic backs up on K-10

Emergency crews respond to a rollover accident on Kansas Highway 10.

Published on October 8, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 8, 2008

A pleasant but windy fall afternoon will lead to a cool evening tonight.

Published on October 8, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 8, 2008

Sunny and mighty fine weather today, highs pushing into the low-70s. Still cool tonight, but warmer by the end of the week.

Published on October 8, 2008

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JobLink and transportation

Peggy Wallert, director of community relations and development for Cottonwood Inc., discusses her hopes for the upcoming sales-tax vote Nov. 4.

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Introduction

NBC's Tom Brokaw, moderator of the second of three presidential debates, introduces the candidates.

Published on October 8, 2008

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How to fix the economy

"With the economy on the downturn and retired and older citizens losing their incomes - what's the fastest, most positive solution to bail these people out of the economic ruin?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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Treasury Secretary

"Who do you have in mind to appoint as Treasury Secretary?"

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Bailout bill

"How will the economic bailout bill help these tough financial times for regular people?"

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Financial trust

"How can we trust either of you with our money when both parties got us into this global economic crisis?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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Healthcare, energy & entitlement reform

Tom Brokaw asks the candidates to prioritize between healthcare, energy & entitlement reform.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Sacrifices

"As president - what sacrifices will you ask every American to make to help restore the American Dream?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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Breaking bad habits

"How would you - as President - try to break the bad habits in Washington of too much debt and too much easy credit?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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Social security & medicare

Tom Brokaw asks the candidates for their views on social security and medicare reform.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Environmental issues

Ingrid Jackson asks the candidates for their views on environmental issues.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Healthcare as a commodity

"Do you believe healthcare should be treated as a commodity?"

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Foreign policy

"How will the all the recent economic stress affect our nation's ability to act as a peacemaker for the world?"

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War doctrine

Tom Brokaw asks the candidates for their proposed doctrine for the use of force when national security is not at stake.

Published on October 8, 2008

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Foreign sovereignty

"Should the United States respect Pakistani sovereignty, or should we ignore their borders and pursue our enemies?"

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Russia

"How can we apply pressure to Russia for humanitarian issues in an effective manner, without starting another Cold War?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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Iran-Israel conflict

"If Iran attacks Israel, would you be willing to commit U.S. troops in support and defense of Israel, or would you wait on approval from the U.N. Security Council?"

Published on October 8, 2008

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What don't you know?

"What don't you know...and how will you learn it?"

Published on October 8, 2008