Videos for September 5, 2008

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Google guru: All kids should have early access to computers

Supporters of the Lawrence public schools gather Friday morning to meet a prominent alum.

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Friday, September 5 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Saturday, September 6 calls for a high of 70 with a low around 50.

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Defendant takes the stand in hit-and-run trial

The woman accused of killing two workers on Highway 59 south of Lawrence last year took the stand in her own defense on Friday.

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Teen to be tried as adult in killing

A Douglas County District Court judge orders a 17-year-old Lawrence man to be tried as an adult in connection with a botched robbery in east Lawrence that ended in the deaths of two men.

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Charges won't be brought in vehicle fatality

The Douglas County District Attorney says criminal charges will not be filed against the semi-truck driver in a fatal accident in July.

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Fire displaces residents of triplex on Iowa Street

Lawrence firefighters battled an apartment blaze Friday evening at the Hidden Meadow Apartment Complex located in the 2800 block of Iowa Street.

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Van Go moves into new space

Van Go Mobile Arts is on the move. The arts-based social service agency is cleaning house in an effort to expand and reach more kids.

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KU whistle back by popular demand

Just when you thought you'd heard the last of a century-old tradition at KU - on Friday, KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway has decided the steam whistle will return Monday.

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KU expects 'record-breaking' enrollment

KU is expecting record-breaking enrollment numbers this semester.

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Eudora vintner perfects craft

When thinking about the states that make great wine, Kansas doesn't immediately come to the minds of most connoisseur's - but one area winery is looking to change that.

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Firebirds flop in season opener

Two years ago, Shawnee Mission West ended the greatest season in Free State High football history, and on Friday, the Firebirds had their chance for redemption.

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LHS wins opener, 10-3

Friday evening, the Lawrence High Lions made the trip to Shawnee Mission North for a the first game of the season for both teams. LHS wound up walking away with the victory.

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Basehor-Linwood tops Santa Fe Trail, 23-7

The Basehor-Linwood Bobcats opened the 2008 season against Santa Fe Trail.

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Piper Pirates fall to Lansing by 1 point

Piper High opened its brand-new stadium by welcoming the Lansing Lions, but lost the matchup by a final score of 35-34.

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KU ready for Louisiana Tech

Saturday night at Memorial Stadium, Mark Mangino and the Kansas Jayhawks try for a perfect 2-0 start.

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KU volleyball wins 1, loses 1

The Jayhawk volleyball team won one and lost one on day one of the Jayhawk Invitational.

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KU soccer moves to 3-0

The Kansas soccer team is a perfect 3-0 after knocking off Alabama Birmingham Friday evening, 5-2.

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Tonganoxie High opens football season with victory

The Tonganoxie Chieftains football team defeated the Prairie View Buffaloes by a final score of 14-7.

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Friday, September 5 weather at 2 p.m.

Clouds with some sprinkles and showers are keeping temperatures cool again today.

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Friday, September 5 morning weather

A few afternoon clouds should drift into the area leaving the daytime high around 75 degrees with an east wind between 5-10 mph.

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Interview with Tom Kern

An interview with Tom Kern, the second candidate to be the next president and CEO for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.

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GameDay Cram Session: Louisiana Tech

KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell & 6Sports' DJ Whetter take a look at what to expect from the Jayhawk football team's second game of the season against Louisiana Tech.

Published on September 5, 2008