Videos for August 4, 2009

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Tuesday, August 4 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, August 5 calls for a high of 90 and a low of 69.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Woodland opts for season-ending surgery

Former KU golf star Gary Woodland's rookie season as a pro is ending early due to shoulder surgery.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Police seek suspect in armed robbery

Lawrence Police released a video of an armed robbery at Conoco, 2447 W. Sixth Street.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Jaeger trial continues with testimony from officers; jiu-jitsu instructor

More testimony is expected Wednesday in the Matthew Jaeger battery case.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Leaders raise homeless issue

City commissioners are struggling with how to house the homeless in downtown Lawrence.

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Smart grids come to Lawrence

Westar Energy chose Lawrence as a host of smart grid technology.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Fair cooks promote 'going green'

4-H kids whipped up delicious cakes and pies at this year's Douglas County Fair.

Published on August 4, 2009

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County Road 1 to reopen early

A nearly six-mile stretch of road is set to open next week between Tonganoxie and Eudora.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Naked man tries to grab girl from bike

Police are looking for a naked man who tried to grab a girl from her bike.

Published on August 4, 2009

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23rd Street detour on the way

Plans are in the works to rebuild the 23rd street bridge near Haskell Indian Nations University.

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Teachers could go without pay raise

Lawrence teachers may go without a pay raise after a series of negotiations.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Advances in communication

Michelle Delka, a director for advanced metering infrastructure at Westar Energy, discusses the advantages of "two-way communication" between the utility and its customers' meters -- and how customers use such information can be to their advantage.

Published on August 4, 2009

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The technology behind the grid

Kevin Heimiller, a director for advanced metering infrastructure at Westar Energy, outlines the technology behind the company's proposed "smart grid," and how "pricing signals" could be included in the future.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Why Lawrence was chosen

Kevin Heimiller, a director for advanced metering infrastructure at Westar Energy, explains how Lawrence was chosen for the company's first major "smart grid" project.

Published on August 4, 2009

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'Smart meters' help with peak demand

Hal Jensen, a member of Westar Energy's SmartStar Lawrence team, explains how "smart meters" would help the utility manage "peak demand" overall, and therefore relieve pressure that otherwise could lead to earlier construction of more production plants.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Rockets and robots at the Douglas County Fair

Douglas County's youth submit entries in the rocketry and robotics program Tuesday at the 4-H fairgrounds. Each entry was judged on a specific set of criteria, with specifications varying depending on age group.

Published on August 4, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 4, 2009

Another hot afternoon is on the way as highs heat up into the middle to upper 90s under partly cloudy skies. The chance for spotty storms continues this evening and overnight with lows falling into the lower 70s.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 4, 2009

There could be delays near the East Lawrence Interchange on I-70 and on 24/40 toward Kansas City, but the rest of the area should see normal traffic.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Lawrence police search for Conoco armed robbery suspect

Lawrence police have released security camera footage of the armed robbery at the Conoco, 2447 W. Sixth Street, Monday night.

Published on August 4, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 4, 2009

Expect a chance of isolated storms throughout the day and into the evening.

Published on August 4, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for August 4, 2009

The Tuesday commute could bring some Highway 24 delays and wet roads due to isolated storms.

Published on August 4, 2009