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Videos for August 12, 2009

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Evening weather forecast for August 12, 2009

The skies should be clear and temperatures hovering in the mid-70s. If you're planning on being outside later this evening, keep an eye open for ongoing meteor showers.

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Lawrence man hospitalized after being hit by train

A 42-year-old Lawrence man was hospitalized after being hit by a train early Wednesday morning. The incident occurred just north of Lawrence.

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Local schools aim to stop spread of flu

As the school year begins, health of young students is a top concern. The swine flu virus is primarily a young person's virus and therefore area school are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of the disease.

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Alternate juror needed in Jaeger trial

After three days of jury deliberation it was discovered one juror engaged in misconduct. The juror was replaced by an alternate and the deliberation will continue with a review of the testimony.

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Teachers in contract negotiations

Teachers began contract negotiations for the upcoming school year. Health care and pay raises are among the main concerns in the negotiations.

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Jenkins talks health care in Topeka

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, took time Wednesday to listen to concerns from area residents about health care issues. The Topeka stop was the first in Jenkins' listening tour.

Published on August 12, 2009

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Plans for new power plant to be unveiled

Plans for the new power plant along the banks of the Kansas River will be revealed Thursday. The plans will be unveiled at the Union Pacific Depot in North Lawrence.

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Kerrry Meier practices at QB

Kerry Meier is a quarterback first and a receiver second according to the KU football media guide. Meier will play second string to Todd Reesing at the quarterback position.

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Woods ready to step in, step up

Quinton Woods will add explosive speed to the Kansas University defense this football season. The junior college transfer is expected to start in KU's season opener against Northern Colorado September 5.

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Haskell football team right at home

Haskell Indian Nations University's football team will play seven of its 11 games at home this season. The team starts the season with three road games but only leaves Lawrence once after that.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Aug. 12, 2009

Some light cloud cover is possible later tonight, but most likely it will remain clear and comfortable into the night.

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Commuter Forecast for Aug. 12, 2009

It should be a typical afternoon commute today, with light winds and mostly clear skies.

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Jenkins discusses health care

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Topeka, conducted a forum at the Holiday Day Inn Holidome in Topeka where she discussed health care reform.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Aug. 12, 2009

Nothing out of the ordinary for mid-August is in the forecast for the 6 News Area, Wednesday: expect that good ole Kansas sun to warm up fairly dry air to mercury readings very close to 90°F.

Published on August 12, 2009

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Commuter forecast for August 12, 2009

There will be a few delays slowing you down about five minutes on highway 24 between Lawrence and Topeka as well as minor delays on the Turnpike from 202 to 236. The weather should be pleasant on the morning commute.

Published on August 12, 2009

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Man life-flighted after being hit by train

A man was taken by air ambulance to Kansas University Medical Center after being hit by a train early Wednesday morning.

Published on August 12, 2009