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Videos for October 21, 2008

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Tuesday, October 21 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, October 22 calls for a high of 53 with a low around 49.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Commissioners pass on farm land decision

The City Commission passes on a chance to decide new guidelines on how and when to protect farm land from development.

Published on October 21, 2008

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New street signals turn toward safety

Getting the green light to turn left is taking on a new look here in Lawrence.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Mail-in ballots lack proper postage

Post office workers are starting to see more advance ballots without the correct amount of postage.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Local Halloween shop isn't spooked by haunting economy

The economy's been haunting people all across the country. But local Halloween shops say they're not so spooked.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Kids get taste of political process

Two weeks from today - the country will choose the next president of the United States. And local elementary schools are getting a lesson on elections - including political parties. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has more on how the kids are choosing between red and blue.

Published on October 21, 2008

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KU defense continues to search for answers

The Kansas football team continues to search for a missing component of its defense. And the Jayhawks might want to put up 'wanted' posters to help find their pass rush before hosting Texas Tech on Saturday.

Published on October 21, 2008

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KU set to face off with another Top 10 opponent

For the second straight week, the Kansas football team takes on another Top 10 opponent. This Saturday, Mark Mangino's squad hooks up with unbeaten, 6th-ranked Texas Tech.

Published on October 21, 2008

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KU's Stuckey recognized by Big 12

The Big 12 Conference recognized Darrell Stuckey on Tuesday for his hard work on and off the field.

Published on October 21, 2008

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KU Guard Goodrich out for season

The Kansas women's basketball team is hurting. On Tuesday, it was announced that freshman phenom Angel Goodrich will miss the entire 2008-09 season.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Cole Aldrich hopes to lead young Jayhawks

The Kansas men's basketball team start exhibition play against Washburn on November 4th. WIth seven newcomers joining the team this season, it's easy to understand why sophomore center Cole Aldrich is now counted among the most-experienced Jayhawks on the team.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Jayhawks to field very young squad this season

Thanks to the early departures of Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur, the Jayhawks will field one of their youngest teams in recent memory.

Published on October 21, 2008

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LHS seniors get time in spotlight

Seven seniors played their final home matches Tuesday night at Lawrence High School.

Published on October 21, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 21, 2008

Strong thunderstorms will roll through for the afternoon and evening with a wind out of the southeast between 10-20 mph. Our evening temperature will be near 54 degrees with a strong southeast wind and a strong possibility of showers and thunderstorms in the region through the evening.

Published on October 21, 2008

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New signals in town

David Woosley, traffic engineer for the city of Lawrence, explains how drivers should negotiate the new "flashing yellow" signals.

Published on October 21, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 21, 2008

Showers are moving back into the area today with mostly cloudy skies and a cool high of 59 degrees. Expect an east wind between 10-15 mph with gusts near 20. The rain will continue tonight with the possibility of a rumble of thunder along the way. Our overnight low will drop to 49 degrees with a southeast wind between 15-25 mph.

Published on October 21, 2008

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McCain supporters rally in Missouri

Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain spoke to about 6,000 people Monday in Belton, Mo., about 60 miles east of Lawrence. McCain supporters and others who attended the rally talked about what they wanted to hear from the candidate.

Published on October 21, 2008

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The last day of voter registration for Douglas County

Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew and David McGee - the last Douglas County resident to register to vote on Monday - talk about this year's registration experience.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Opening statements

Tony Brown, John Coen, Tom Sloan, & John Wilson all give their opening statements.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Coal-fired plants

"Where should the state concentrate its energy efforts and do you support the construction of new coal-fired plants in Kansas?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Minimum wage

"Do you support raising the state's $2.65 minimum wage?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Healthcare

"What will you do to make healthcare more affordable and accessible to Kansans?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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State budget

"Where do you think the state budget can be cut or at least held steady?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Education legislation

"If you are elected, what piece of education legislation would you like to try to pass?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Public transportation

"What is your position on public transportation?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Concealed carry

"What is your position on concealed carry?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Prison population

"What will you do to reduce prison populations and expand community diversion programs?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Toll roads

"What is your position on the expansion of the toll road system in Kansas?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Closing statements

Tony Brown, John Coen, Tom Sloan, & John Wilson all give their closing statements.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Opening statements

Carolyn Campbell and Robert Meissner give their opening statements.

Published on October 21, 2008

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Teaching evolution

"How do you feel about the theory of evolution being taught in Kansas schools?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Teacher shortage

"What measures do you propose to try to address the state's teacher shortage which is projected to worsen within the next few years?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Sex education

"What kind of sex education curriculum do you support for Kansas schools?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Private school funding

"What do you think about the expenditure of public tax dollars for private schools or charter schools that run independently of the local school system?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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No Child Left Behind

"What specific actions will you take to stop 'No Child Left Behind' from stealing time away from history, government, and social studies classes?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Gay rights

"Will you support the safe school initiative that includes making schools safe for students and staff who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and trans-gender?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Graduation requirements

"Do you support any additions to the state's high school graduation requirements?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Virtual school programs

"What is your position on virtual school programs?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Critical education issues

"What do you see as the most critical issue facing Kansas education today?"

Published on October 21, 2008

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Closing statements

Carolyn Campbell and Robert Meissner give their closing statements.

Published on October 21, 2008