Videos for August 11, 2009

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Evening weather forecast for August 11, 2009

The skies will be clear and the temperatures cooler as we head into the evening. Expect clear, dry weather with temperatures sitting in the low 60s.

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Digging up history with mud forts

Mud forts were used to defend against Missourians during the Civil War. Local residents and youth help recreate a piece of Kansas history along the banks of the Kaw.

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Stolen dog recovered, returned to Humane Society

Oxford, the Pit bull-terrier mix who was stolen from the Lawrence Humane Society Monday was recovered. The dog was returned to the shelter and the dog-nappers will perform community service at the shelter.

Published on August 11, 2009

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No verdict in Jaeger trial after day two of deliberation

The jury in the case against Matthew Jaeger has still not reached a verdict after a second day of deliberation. The jury reviewed testimony and police interviews. The third day of deliberation will begin tomorrow.

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Charges filed in April vehicular homicide case

A 22-year-old Lawrence man was charged with vehicular homicide in an incident from April this year. The incident occurred in the 200 block of North Michigan.

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City commission approves 2010 budget

City commissioners approved the budget for 2010 Tuesday. The budget calls for $157 million in funding and the elimination of the HR division.

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New transit map released

A new map featuring both University and city transit routes has been released. It is one step in an effort to allow the two transit systems to cooperate more efficiently.

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State health officials work to prevent flu outbreak

With the school year beginning this week, state health officials are working hard to think of ways to prevent the spread of swine flu. Proper hygiene practices will help students stay in school as the year gets underway.

Published on August 11, 2009

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Chancellor's residence gets makeover

As the new KU Chancellor prepares for the start of the new school year, the Outlook on the KU campus is preparing as well. The chancellor's residence received new paint and renovations during the summer.

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Leavenworth County Fair gets underway

The Leavenworth County Fair began Tuesday with the traditional parade. People from around the area attended the opening event. The fair will continue throughout the week.

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New storm shelter for Basehor school

Basehor-Linwood High School received an $800,000 federal grant for the construction of a new storm shelter. The shelter will be able to hold as many as 1,200 people and will also be used for academic programs.

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KU Football addresses media

The Kansas University football team held its first media day Tuesday. The coach and players addressed the media and talked about their goals and expectations for the season.

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KU volleyball 2009 season preview

The coach and players from the KU volleyball team look ahead to the upcoming season. The squad's first game is August 28 against Kansas State University.

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Tour offers look in to chancellor home

Take a rare first-person walk-through of the main level of the house on the hill normally occupied by the Kansas University Chancellor. Bob Hemenway has moved out, and the home is undergoing interior renovations before Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little moves in.

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Children get their hands dirty learning about history

A muddy crew of children learned about the Kansas-Missouri conflict on the banks of the Kansas River on Tuesday.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 11, 2009

The skies are fairly clear and temperatures are slowly warming up. Expect a comfortable evening with a light wind.

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 11, 2009

No major delays are expected this afternoon, outside of a possibility of slowdowns near the East Lawrence Interchange on I-70 and on 24/40 near KC.

Published on August 11, 2009

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Practice makes perfect for KU football

Head coach Mark Mangino put the Kansas football team through various drills during a Tuesday morning practice.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 11, 2009

The morning forecast for August 11 calls for temperatures on the upswing from the 60s to the upper 80s.

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Commuter Forecast for August 11, 2009

The Tuesday morning commute should bring some Highway 24 delays and dry weather across the I-70 corridor.

Published on August 11, 2009