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Videos for October 27, 2008

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Monday, October 27 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Tuesday, October 28 calls for a high of 58 with a low around 23.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Experts say Kansas can endure economic woes

The nation is facing the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. And while Lawrence will be affected, some local experts are saying the effects here might not be as harsh as in other parts of the country.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Illinois firm selected to search for superintendent replacement

Board members have selected the firm that will lead the search to find a replacement for Superintendent Randy Weseman.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Overdoses blamed for 2 homeless deaths

Police say that two men found dead in east Lawrence Friday likely died of drug overdoses. The bodies were found in a tent in a wooded area just north of the Amtrak station.

Published on October 27, 2008

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K-10 patrols increasing after spate of wrecks

K-10 has been a deadly stretch of highway this past week with three fatal accidents in a period of just six days. The accidents have officers increasing patrols.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Environmental school looks to join district

The big question: Could a new charter school that focuses on the environment join the ranks of Lawrence Public Schools?

Published on October 27, 2008

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Election may break records

Local officials expect a big turnout for next week's election. Evidence shows that voter registration has increased in Douglas County.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Free State begins post-season soccer

Postseason play begins Tuesday afternoon for the Free State soccer team. The Firebirds will draw the Topeka High Trojans in the first round of the sub-state tournament.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Pumpkins to get launched Tuesday at KU

Fall is certainly in the air, and that'll literally be the case tomorrow at KU. High schools from around northeast Kansas will be on campus for a pumpkin launching contest.

Published on October 27, 2008

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KU soccer has tourney hopes

The Kansas soccer team took its first step toward earning a spot in this year's NCAA tournament. On Sunday, the Jayhawks knocked off Baylor 1-0.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Komen on the Go makes stop at KU

Pink is a very popular color during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but one group is spreading the word that there's much more to it than just the color pink.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Jefferson County delays decision on Wakarusa Fest

Plans to move the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival from Clinton Lake to a rural Jefferson County ranch are still up in the air.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Kansas shakes off Texas Tech woes

The 63-21 loss to Texas Tech this past Saturday was KU's most lopsided loss since falling at Texas by 52 in 2005.

Published on October 27, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 27, 2008

Another cool evening is ahead of us as we look at a 9 p.m. temperature of 34 degrees with a north wind between 5-15 mph under clear skies. Eastern Kansas is under a freeze warning this evening as overnight temperatures drop to near 23 degrees.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Big 12 basketball players predict conference champs

At the 2008 Big 12 Media Day in Oklahoma City, players from around the conference weighed in on which teams they liked, other than their own, to win the Big 12.

Published on October 27, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 27, 2008

After an evening below freezing, our daytime high today will warm up to a chilly but sunny daytime high around 50 degrees. The wind will stay out of the northwest for most of the afternoon between 10-20 mph with gusts near 30 mph. Look for another evening below freezing with a low around 25 degrees tonight under clear skies.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Pickles

Dietitian Carol Gilmore describes how to add flavor while lowering sodium intake.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Label reading

If watching your weight, what should a shopper look at first when it comes to reading the label? Calories, fat or sodium. Dietitian Carol Gilmore explains the answer.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Milk

Most foods naturally contain sodium. One example is milk, which needs to be accounted for in the daily intake of sodium.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Mustard

Mustards are an example of how the amount of sodium differs from one brand to the next.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Oatmeal

Not all instant, pre-packaged items are faster or healthier. Oatmeal is an example of one.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Bread

Don't forget to consider portion sizes when watching sodium. Dietitian Carol Gilmore points out that it can vary even among bread products.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Salad Dressing

Americans love to drown their salads in dressings, which typically are high in sodium. Dietitian Carol Gilmore offers suggestions on how to ramp down the salt levels and still enjoy the taste.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Tomato sauce

Dietitian Carol Gilmore suggests mixing no-salt or low-sodium products with regular sodium items until you develop an appreciation for lower-sodium foods.

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Salt is salt

Some soup is labeled healthier because it contains sea salt. That's not true.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Soda

Don't overlook drinks, especially soda. They amount of sodium can add up quickly.

Published on October 27, 2008

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Soup

Dietitian Carol Gilmore talks about how labels on the front of products can be misleading. She also shares her secret on how to reduce the amount of sodium in soups, so you can still enjoy them this winter.

Published on October 27, 2008