Videos for September 16, 2008

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Tuesday, September 16 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, September 17 calls for a high of 80 with a low around 48.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Commissioners pass construction projects

Neighbors of the Lawrence School District and Lawrence High School made their arguments for and against the proposed athletic fields at LHS and Free State High School.

Published on September 16, 2008

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First Lady lands in Topeka

It was a beautiful day for the First Lady's trip to Topeka. Laura Bush arrived at Forbes Field around 1:15 p.m.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Sheriff's deputy charged with domestic battery

A Douglas County sheriff's deputy finds himself in trouble with the law.

Published on September 16, 2008

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KU football players affected by Ike

The aftermath of Hurricane Ike is very real for the Kansas football team. Not only will the Jayhawks face a squad out of the Houston area this Saturday, but several KU players also have friends and family in the path of the storm.

Published on September 16, 2008

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KU golf takes third

The Kansas golf team has been very good at its home invitational as of late. But this tournament at Alvamar Golf Course resulted in a third place finish.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Rising oil prices make city's paving projects more expensive

A summer spike in oil costs is hitting Lawrence taxpayers once again. A jump in asphalt oil prices is adding nearly $50,000 to the city's bill for repaving Massachusetts and other streets earlier this summer.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Friday night lights could be headed to local high school campuses

Friday night lights could move to high school campuses in Lawrence next year. Tonight, City Commissioners will vote on a proposal that would allow new athletics fields to be built at the city's two high schools. Also tonight, commissioners will consider allowing people to 'go green' when being buried.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Flu season just around the corner

Chilly nights means autumn is on the way. And as the leaves start to change, it's also the start of flu season. 6News reporter Lindsey Slater has a preview of what this year's flu bug has in store and a few ways you can stay flu-free.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Man arrested on suspicion of auto burglary around Arkansas Street

Prosecutors are deciding whether to file charges against a man arrested for a handful of car burglaries overnight.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Football team looks to recover from loss

It's been a long time since the Kansas football team has had to bounce back after a loss. They hope to win against Sam Houston State just eight days after their 37-34 loss to South Florida.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Man sentenced to life for murder of teen

It's life in prison for a Kansas City man who raped and murdered 18-year-old Kelsey Smith last year.

Published on September 16, 2008

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Sept. 16, 2008

A sunny September afternoon is in progress. Here's Jennifer with a look at the current conditions.

Published on September 16, 2008

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Sept. 16, 2008

Temperatures will remain cool for the morning with a 10 AM temperature only topping out around 58 degrees. Expect sunshine to continue into the afternoon with a light south wind between 5-10 mph and a daytime high of 79 degrees.

Published on September 16, 2008

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Preparations for "The Velveteen Rabbit"

Young dancers prepare for "The Velveteen Rabbit."

Published on September 16, 2008