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Videos for September 4, 2008

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Thursday, September 4 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, September 5 calls for a high of 73 with a low around 49.

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McCain casts self as reformer

Just last summer, his campaign was almost written off as a failure. At the Kansas Republican caucuses this February, he came in a distant second to rival Mike Huckabee.

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College Republicans excited after speech

Kansas University college Republicans gathered on campus Thursday night to watch Senator John McCain accept his party's nomination.

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Trial in US 59 accident continues

A woman accused of killing two highway workers and injuring a third didn't stop until she was more than 25 miles from the fatal accident - that according to a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper.

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Leavenworth County sheriff seeks individual who fled car accident scene

Law enforcement officials in Leavenworth County are continuing their search for a person who reportedly fled the scene of an accident Thursday afternoon.

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Defendant admits exposing himself

On Thursday in district court, a man admits to exposing himself to three Lawrence Junior High students last December.

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Man pleads guilty in beating death

A man pleads guilty on Thursday in the beating death of an elderly Lawrence man earlier this year.

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Bond set in gasoline station shooting case

The man accused of robbing a Lawrence gas station clerk in January was brought in court.

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No charges yet in 2 fatal accidents

The Douglas County District Attorney says he hasn't received reports in two fatal accidents this summer.

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Chamber of Commerce interviews 2nd candidate for CEO post

The second finalist to lead the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce presented himself on Thursday.

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City mulls onsite clinic

Rising health insurance costs have Lawrence city leaders looking for new ways to keep their workers healthy.

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Senator mulls gubernatorial run

As the political parties prepare for this year's election, Kansas Senator Sam Brownback is already looking toward the 2010 contest.

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No one seriously injured in accident

Two men were hurt in a rollover accident near downtown Lawrence on Thursday.

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Longtime extension director moving on

A longtime K-Stater is taking her 'Purple Pride' across town to help spread the word for the Crimson and Blue.

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Morris twins declared eligible

The Kansas men's basketball team receives good news Thursday night. The NCAA Eligibility Center has cleared freshman Marcus and Markieff Morris for competition beginning immediately.

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KU prepares for Louisiana Tech

The competition gets tougher for the Kansas football team this weekend. On Saturday, the Jayhawks welcome Louisiana Tech to the Hill.

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Free State football starts season against Shawnee Mission West

The HyVee High School Game of the Week makes it's 2008 debut Friday evening when Bob Lisher's Free State Firebirds open the season at Haskell Stadium. On Wednesday, D.J. Whetter caught up with State's head coach to preview the Firebirds' matchup with Shawnee Mission West.

Published on September 4, 2008

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Free State soccer wins, 3-1

The Free State High boys soccer team opened the 2008 season Thursday afternoon at home against Bonner Springs.

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Dezmon Briscoe: From overlooked to prime target

His freshman season was fantastic, but judging from his first game in 2008, Dezmon Briscoe's sophomore season will be even better.

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Bush to raise funds for Jenkins

President Bush will be featured at a private fundraiser for Republican 2nd Congressional District candidate Lynn Jenkins.

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Accident closes Tenn. Street to southbound traffic

Emergency responders work at the scene of a rollover accident at the intersection of Ninth and Tennessee.

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Home Base

A look at the work of artists Jerry Kunkel and Jenn Jarnot, which will be the subject of a gallery talk Saturday at 6 Gallery.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Sept. 4, 2008

Cloud cover continues as temperatures hold in the 60s. Will we see any sunshine before sunset tonight? Here's Jennifer with the forecast.

Published on September 4, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 4, 2008

Expect more rain for the morning and mid-afternoon with showers diminishing toward the evening hours. We will struggle to a daytime high of 72 degrees with a wind out of the north between 10-15 mph. Expect skies to begin to clear for tonight with the low dropping down to a chilly 52 degrees.

Published on September 4, 2008

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Don Steeples talks about the steam whistle

Don Steeples, senior vice provost at Kansas University, explains why he hasn't been a big fan of the steam whistle - now silent - that used to announce the end of class periods at KU.

Published on September 4, 2008