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Videos for February 3, 2009

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Tuesday, February 3 weather at 10 p.m.

Warming up a little Wednesday, with sunny skies and a high 40 and a low of 4.

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Commission votes to save nature center, but other cuts imminent

City commissioners voted Tuesday to keep the Prairie Park Nature Center, in response to hundreds of emails from angry citizens.

Published on February 3, 2009

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Mitchell drops out of school board race

Lawrence school board member John Mitchell decides not to run for re-election. Meanwhile, a candidate fair takes place Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Free State High School.

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Eudora boys top Metro Academy

The Cardinals win, 72-42.

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Topeka routs Free State

The Free State boys continue their slide, losing to Topeka 67-47.

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Parents leery about proposal to cut crossing guards

School crossing guards may be one of the first things to go, as city leaders determine the 2009 budget.

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Haskell men, women win

Both Haskell squads beat Central Christian Tuesday.

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Area recap: Piper boys, girls win; Seabury falls

Seabury lost to University Academy, but both Piper squads come out on top.

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Virtual high school at risk of being cut

Administrators have recommended cutting the virtual high school, in light of a tight budget and stagnant enrollment.

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Aides say Sebelius not interested in HHS slot

The governor's aides say she remains focused on issues in Kansas, and not on the recently opened Health and Human Services position in President Obama's administration.

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Basehor-Linwood tops both Tonganoxie squads

Both Tonganoxie teams fall in Tuesday's rivalry match up.

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Junior high students to compete in international yoga contest

Two Lawrence Central Junior High students will criss-cross the country to compete in the International Bikram Yoga School competition.

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KU tied for first in Big 12

The Jayhawks' win over Baylor gives them a piece of the Big 12 lead.

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Lawmaker wants turnpike under state umbrella

The Kansas Turnpike Authority would be abolished and its powers and functions transferred to the state Department of Transportation under a measure before the Legislature.

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Transit leaders release survey results

The people have spoken, as city leaders review responses to an online survey comparing KU on Wheels and the T.

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Morris to return in Colorado match up

Sade Morris will make her first appearance at Allen Field House since suffering a concussion on Jan. 17.

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Commuter Forecast for Feb. 3, 2009

Mainly normal traffic flow although there are a couple of areas to watch for. Bridge work at Nall and I-435 may bring slower than average traffic to commuters in that area and K-7 southbound between Johnson Drive to Prairie Star Parkway is reduced to one lane for pavement work. Both projects should be wrapped up before major rush hour traffic.

Published on February 3, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Feb. 3, 2009

Temperatures will remain chilly with mostly cloudy to partly cloudy skies. Expect a 9 pm temperature around 13 with a north wind between 5-10 mph.

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Transit survey released

The people have spoken when it comes to Lawrence's two dominant transit services.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Feb. 3, 2009

Highs today will reach the middle to upper 20s under partly sunny skies. North winds of 15-25 mph will make it feel that much cooler. By tonight, winds settle down and we drop into the single digits.

Published on February 3, 2009

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Teachers use their experiences to relate to students

About 35 percent of teachers in Geary County are military spouses, giving them valuable experience in helping students deal with deployments, while succeeding in school.

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Deployment clubs help ease students' worries

At Geary County schools, deployment clubs exist so students can talk about their fears, as their parents serve abroad.

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Commuter forecast, February 3, 2009

The commutes into Topeka and Kansas City look smooth, with no unexpected problems. There are no weather-related delays at KCI.

Published on February 3, 2009

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Bowersock owner talks about how her company works with the city to maintain the Bowersock Dam

Sarah Hill-Nelson, owner and operator of Bowersock Mills & Power Co., discusses her company's relationship with the city of Lawrence for maintaining and operating the Bowersock Dam.

Published on February 3, 2009