Videos for February 11, 2009

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Wednesday, February 11 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, February 12 calls for a high of 52 and a low of 25.

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Future Tonganoxie superintendent looks forward to challenge

Future Tonganoxie superintendent Kyle Hayden is up for the challenge of his new role.

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Commissioners agree on ECO2 plan changes

Douglas County commissioners Wednesday unanimously agreed to changes in the ECO2 plan that seek to balance industrial business park development with preservation of open space.

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KSU names next president

Kirk Schulz was introduced Wednesday as the next president of Kansas State University and said his biggest tasks will be coping with the economy and promoting the planned federal research laboratory to study dangerous livestock diseases.

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Students flock to KU career fair

Kansas University hosted its annual job fair Wednesday, bringing in 86 employers from across the country and a line of students eager to hand out resumes.

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Stimulus plan could give car buyers tax breaks

Many new car buyers could soon be in for a treat from Uncle Sam.

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Dozens turn out to apply at Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart announced it would hire 235 workers for the new Lawrence location.

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Leaders call more cuts harmful

Leaders of state universities said Wednesday that budget cuts in the 7 percent range so far have been painful, but manageable. But they said further cuts that are under discussion would cause serious damage.

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Downtown parking rates may climb

Several leaders of Downtown Lawrence Inc. on Wednesday were open to the idea of increasing the price people must pay to get a parking spot along Massachusetts Street.

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Lawrence school district preparing for cuts

The Lawrence school district is preparing for cuts for next year.

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KU women fall at Texas

The Kansas women's basketball team lost to the Longhorns 74-66 on Wednesday.

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Wildcats take down Texas Tech

Kansas State beat Texas Tech 85-73 on Wednesday night for the KSU's sixth straight win.

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Free State's Allam breaks nose

Free State basketball player Ashleigh Allam will soon follow a fashion trend on the basketball court that KU's Cole Aldrich started earlier this season.

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Kansas softball cracks top 25

The Kansas softball team took down two teams in two days ranked in the top nine in the nation.

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Store manager looks forward to opportunity

Ryan Edwards has been with Wal-Mart for more than 13 years. He started as a cart-pusher and now will be managing the new Lawrence store.

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Rena Ralston

Rena Ralston has been looking for a job since January and would like to find something steady and permanent.

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James Distler

James Distler has been doing sub-contractor work, and hopes to find something more steady.

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Sharon Dew

Sharon Dew has been looking for a job for a month, and would like the customer-oriented aspects of the work.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Feb. 11, 2009

Clear skies and a strong northwest wind is going to stick around for the afternoon before the wind dies down this evening. Our 9 PM temperature will cool to 34 degrees.

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Bethany Bryant

Bethany Bryant has been looking for a job since December and hopes to get a spot at Wal-Mart to pay the bills.

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Donna Guyer

Donna Guyer, Lawrence, discusses her financial prospects and why she's applying to work at the Wal-Mart opening on Sixth Street.

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Commuter Forecast for Feb. 11, 2009

Outside of the gusty wind, the evening commute should remain relatively quiet. Bridge construction around I-435 & US-69 may slow some of the early commute, although road crews should wrap up their work before the main rush hour.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Feb. 11, 2009

A wintry Wednesday for the area, although the snow is done leaving just the cold behind. The next system that moves through might bring more snow to the southern portions of the viewing area.

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Commuter forecast, February 11, 2008

The roads will be wet for this morning's commute. Visibility could be low if we get heavy rain this morning. Some delays are expected at MCI this morning.

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Proximity to Fort Riley offers many challenges, opportunities

Geary County schools Superintendent Ron Walker talks about the ways students cope with the wars, often finding ways to succeed in school.

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Sooners slip past Bears

Oklahoma took down Baylor in Waco.

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