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Videos for October 9, 2008

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Thursday, October 9 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, October 10 calls for a high of 80 with a low around 50.

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Fans flock to Nader rally

An independent presidential candidate slams congress and the Bush administration after last week's $700 billion economic bailout bill.

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Lawrence artist honors World War II heroes with sculpture

A Lawrence artist is getting some national attention for his latest work. The artwork honors the often overlooked story of some of the biggest heroes of World War II.

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Principal pairs with first-grader for Walk to School Day

International Walk to School Day gets kids and parents moving throughout the world, and here in Lawrence a first-grader at Sunflower Elementary got a special treat.

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Sporting News calls Lawrence 15th-best sports city in US

It's the year that keeps on giving when it comes to KU Athletics. This week, Lawrence was named as the 15th best sports town in the country.

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Neighbors file suit over rezoning

Neighbors of the proposed 155-acre industrial park near the Lecompton interchange on Interstate 70 filed a lawsuit. The group alleged that the city acted illegally when rezoning their area.

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Piper Pirates to play HyVee High School Game of the Week

The Piper Pirates will take center stage on Friday night in the HyVee High School Game of the Week. The team will travel to Perry for the game.

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Local salons raise funds for cancer awareness

A Lawrence salon is thinking pink and hoping you'll do the same. The salons are taking part in a unique fundraiser during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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LHS volleyball hosts quad

The volleyball ladies of Lawrence High School hosted a volleyball quad on Thursday night.

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Lawrence sends three players to tennis tourney

The City of Lawrence is sending three tennis players to the state tournament: two from Lawrence High School and one from Free State High School.

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KU football gears up for Colorado

The Kansas football team is less than 48 hours away from playing its first conference home game of the year. On Saturday, the Jayhawks will welcome Colorado to Memorial Stadium.

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Victim's father files lawsuit in hit-and-run death

A man convicted in a fatal hit-and-run accident in central Lawrence two years ago now faces a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Free State battles Olathe North

Every prep football player lives for the Friday night lights. But at Free State High School, the Firebirds are trying to get comfortable playing Thursday evening contests instead.

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FSHS volleyball goes 10-1 in league

The Free State volleyball team locked up a Sunflower League crowd tonight. The Birds hosted Blue Valley, Shawnee Mission East and Olathe Northwest.

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KU officials urge students to drop chant

KU officials urged students to refrain from using a long-time student chant during football games because of its obscenity.

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Vehicles being burglarized, vandalized on KU campus

Police are responding to an increase of car break-ins across campus.

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Unanswered Questions

It's been more than seven months since five-year-old Katherine Cook was shot in the head, and still, the investigation into the shooting remains open. In part two of our series "Learning to Live," 6News reporter Janet Reid sits down with Katherine's parents, LaMont and JoAnne Cook, to discuss their lingering questions about the incident and how it has impacted their lives.

Published on October 9, 2008

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Beating the Odds

In a split-second, LaMont and JoAnne Cook's lives were forever changed. Their five-year-old daughter was struck in the head by a stray bullet while playing outside of her rural Linwood home. In part one of our two-part series "Learning to Live," 6News Reporter Janet Reid brings us the story of the young girl's courageous battle back from injuries that almost claimed her life.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 9, 2008

Not a cloud in sight this afternoon, and that's the way it'll be into the evening. Expect more wind tomorrow.

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Mark Mangino asks students to stop explicit chant

Mark Mangino filmed this video about a chant said at KU football games that has drawn the ire of KU officials and some students. He sent it to students in an e-mail.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 9, 2008

A calm day is in store today, although that should change before tomorrow with the wind expected to pick up in the early morning hours. Temperatures are expected to reach in the mid-70s and make for a pleasant, sunny day.

Published on October 9, 2008