Videos for August 5, 2009

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Evening weather forecast for Aug. 5, 2009

The temperatures will remain cool as the evening carries on. Expect dry weather and cloudy skies throughout the night.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Darnell Jackson to visit Red Dog Run

Darnell Jackson will be back in Lawrence Saturday for the Red Dog Run supporting the Boys and Girls Club. Jackson, a former member, will take time to sign autographs in the community during his visit.

Published on August 5, 2009

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High school field construction update

Construction on athletic fields at Lawrence High School and Free State High School are continuing according to plan. Crews are working to ensure the facilities will be ready to go when the new school year begins.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Shelter move formally announced

Shelter leaders formally announced they have signed a contract to move forward with relocating the homeless shelter. Don's Steakhouse will become the site of a new shelter which will hold as many as 100 homeless people. The project is expected to cost about $3 million.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Jaeger trial Wednesday update

The trial for Matthew Jaeger continued Wednesday with witnesses testifying for the prosecution. The defense will present its witnesses beginning Thursday morning.

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Farm land near Lawrence airport protected

Douglas County commissioners adopted a new resolution in its development guideline. The new resolution protects farmland near the airport. The soil is considered beneficial for farming use.

Published on August 5, 2009

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New Secretary on Aging named

Martin Kennedy has been named the new Secretary on Aging. With the growing population of the elderly, he will be looking for creative ways to help avoid potential problems for the state.

Published on August 5, 2009

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New building to hold KU programs

A building located in the East Hills Business Park will soon be home to programs from Kansas University's School of Agriculture, Design and Planning. Among the programs the building will hold is KU's Studio 804.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Local athletes play in all-star game

Athletes from around the area took part in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association all star game in Topeka. Three local players and one local coach got in on the action Wednesday.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Chalmers reflects on rookie season in NBA

Kevin Romary caught up with former KU basketball player Mario Chalmers to talk some pro basketball. Chalmers reflected on his first season in the NBA.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Homeless shelter announces move

The city's homeless shelter in downtown Lawrence has been looking for a new home for years, and in a news conference today, the leadership announced that they've entered a contract to move.

Published on August 5, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 5, 2009

It's a quiet August afternoon, with showers falling apart before they reach the area.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 5, 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 5, 2009

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Air guitar champion

Eric Melin, Lawrence, won the regional tournament of the U.S. Air Guitar Championships and will be one of 25 contestants heading to Washington D.C. for a Friday, Aug. 7, 2009, national competition.

Published on August 5, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 5, 2009

Slightly cooler temperatures return today, but still hot with highs climbing near 90. Expect mostly sunny skies to begin the day, with skies becoming partly sunny later in the day.

Published on August 5, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for August 5, 2009

We will be looking at dry roads for the morning commute but expect delays along Highway 24.

Published on August 5, 2009