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Videos for August 7, 2009

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Red Dog workout faithful rewarded

People who participated in at least 24 Red Dog workouts this summer were rewarded Friday with T-shirts. The workouts are held on the KU campus.

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Demolition derby draws crowd at Douglas County Fair

The demolition derby got underway Friday at the Douglas County Fair. Spectators were treated to vehicular carnage and flying mud as drivers competed in the event.

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Evening weather forecast for August 7, 2009

Evening temperatures will hang around the mid 80s tonight with a high dew point. Mild winds will be making their way through the region as well.

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Jaeger defense rests after testimony

After a full day of testimony, the defense in the trial for Matthew Jaeger rested Friday. Closing statements in the case are expected to be made sometime Monday.

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Man fatally stung while at campground

A 63-year-old man died Thursday after being stung by an insect. The man was camping near Clinton Lake when the incident occurred. While the cause is not yet certain, it is believed the man suffered a severe allergic reaction to the sting.

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Lawrence income: where it ranks

The average income in Lawrence leaves something to be desired when compared to other cities across the country. The cost of living in Lawrence is also high in comparison to other cities in the Big 12 conference.

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City planning ahead for Kasold roadwork

The city is making plans ahead of time for roadwork scheduled to begin on Kasold. The project is expected to last anywhere from six to 12 months. There will be an open house for community input.

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Eudora back to square one with city administrator

The new city administrator Eudora had approved declined the position this week. Eudora will essentially start over with the candidate search process.

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Jayhawk football misses top 25

The preseason college football rankings were released Friday without the Jayhawks in the top 25. Only Nebraska made the list from the Big 12 North.

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Briscoe practices on first day

Dezmon Briscoe was on the practice field Friday for the Jayhawks first official practice. Briscoe had been suspended from the team in the spring.

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Shot of the week

The sports guys take on hole No. 12 at Eagle Bend golf course. The shot requires some strength to clear the water hazard.

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Construction of interchange ahead of schedule

The construction being performed on exit 212 is still slightly ahead of schedule. The new toll booths will be run electronically when the interchange opens, which is slated to occur by Thanksgiving.

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2009 Douglas County Fair

Experience the sights and sounds of the 2009 Douglas County Fair.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 7, 2009

Rain and showers have stayed off to our north, leaving the area with plenty of sunshine.

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 7, 2009

It should be a warm, but average, afternoon commute for this Friday afternoon.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 7, 2009

Partly cloudy to begin Friday, but clouds will clear out over the course of the day. Expect a very hot and breezy day with winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph to begin the day; increasing to 20 to 30 mph by the afternoon, with highs in the middle 90s.

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Commuter forecast for August 7, 2009

Driving conditions will be dry for the Friday commute. Expect those same delays on Highway 24 from Lawrence to Topeka.

Published on August 7, 2009