Videos for April 14, 2009

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Homeless man accused of starting mobile home fire

A homeless man was accused of arson early Tuesday morning. Police say he set a mobile home in Eudora on fire while two people were inside.

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Tuesday, April 14 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, April 15 calls for a high of 38 degrees and a low of 36.

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School board cuts mental health support program

The Lawrence School Board cut nearly $1 million from its budget, including a mental health support program for students.

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New mayor, commissioners begin tenures

Rob Chestnut was elected by his fellow city commissioners to serve a one-year term as mayor.

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Last day to file taxes is Wednesday

Tax day arrives Wednesday. The lobby at the post office will close at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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NASA moon rock exhibit wraps up

If you didn't catch it earlier, it's already gone. The NASA moon rock exhibit packed up Tuesday at 7 p.m. to move on from KU.

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Lew Perkins gets $750,000 bonus

KU Athletics Director Lew Perkins might receive an early Christmas bonus. Tuesday night, KU officials say they increased a retention payment in his contract by $750,000.

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Tonganoxie claims victory in Piper doubleheader

The Tonganoxie Chieftains played host to the Piper Pirates on Tuesday night for the HyVee High School Game of the Week.

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Eudora native throws first pitch at Royals game

Eudora native Chase Austin, who will make his first start at Kansas Speedway in the April 25 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, threw the first pitch at Kaufman Stadium on Tuesday.

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Kansas takes down Creighton, 7-6

The Kansas baseball team traveled to Creighton, otherwise known as the home of the College World Series.

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Collins and Aldrich sign up for another year at KU

If you missed it last night, Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self landed two huge recruits for next season. Their names? Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich.

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3:54 with Jim Ryun

Lawrence Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan sits down with former KU runner Jim Ryun, who has held the Kansas Relays record for the one-mile run for 42 years with a time of three minutes and 54 seconds. They discuss the mile and the potential of Ryun's record falling this year - all in 3:54.

Published on April 14, 2009

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Brownback discusses alternative energy options

Sen. Sam Brownback talks about alternative energy during an interview with the Journal-World after he toured the Bowersock Mills and Power Co. on the south side of the Kansas River near downtown Lawrence.

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Commuter Forecast for April 14, 2009

Commuters along K-10 may have a slight slowdown as crews are doing pavement repair work along the Douglas County/Johnson County line. Crews expect to be done before the main rush hour traffic takes hold.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for April 14, 2009

Skies remain clear for most of the evening leaving our 9 PM temperature around 48 degrees with a light NE wind between 5-10 mph.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for April 14, 2009

After all of the recent rain, don't be surprised to see some patchy fog this morning. It won't last long as sunny skies take over and try to warm us to 62 degrees. Extra clouds will drift in for the evening as our low drops to 39 degrees.

Published on April 14, 2009

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Fire crews respond to mobile home fire

Fire crews responded to a mobile home fire in eastern Eudora early Tuesday morning. Police later arrested a man on charges of aggravated arson in relation to the fire.

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Commuter forecast, April 14, 2009

Temperatures are a little chilly this morning. There is some roadwork west of Kansas City along I-435, which could bring a few delays.

Published on April 14, 2009