Videos for February 24, 2009

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Tuesday, February 24 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, February 25 calls for a high 68 and a low of 37.

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Mardi Gras not just for New Orleans

Lawrence got a taste of New Orleans for Mardi Gras on Tuesday.

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Prairie Park P.E. teacher awarded Teacher of the Year

Prairie Park P.E. teacher Mike Martin was surprised with the Teacher of the Year award.

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Fertilizer operator pleads to polluting

A Lawrence man and his company, MagnaGro International Inc., have pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally discharging waste from a fertilizer operation into the city’s water system.

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KU's Smith gives Jayhawks scare

A hobbling Nicollette Smith gave the Kansas women's basketball team a scare against Iowa State.

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No Griffin, no problem for Jayhawks

Kansas took sole possession of first place in the Big 12 by beating Oklahoma on Monday.

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Tonganoxie falls to Mill Valley

A tightly contested Kaw Valley League boys basketball game ended in dramatic fashion at Tonganoxie High on Tuesday as Mill Valley escaped with a 65-63 victory over the Chieftains.

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Lady Chieftains top Mill Valley

The Tonganoxie girls basketball team defeated the Mill Valley Lady Jaguars, 60-56, on Tuesday.

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Eudora girls can't handle Lady Cyclones

Ottawa beat the Cardinals, 51-34.

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Ottawa defeats Eudora boys

The Cyclones took down Eudora, 54-47.

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Fire cause undetermined

Fire investigators have classified the cause of a house fire at 1946 Clifton Court as “undetermined,” Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical said.

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Sebelius yet to discuss HHS position with Obama

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday that she still hasn’t talked to President Barack Obama about a potential appointment as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary.

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Charges filed in LHS gun case

Charges have been filed against a 17-year-old who says he brought a gun to school last month.

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Hearing is set in animal cruelty case

A Kansas University student facing felony animal cruelty charges asked to waive his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Douglas County District Court.

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Students prepare for tests with tunes

A red carpet led to Sunflower School’s multipurpose room for a rocking afternoon Tuesday.

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Local churches cleared to house homeless

City Commissioners at their weekly meeting unanimously agreed to back off proposed regulations that would have required churches participating in the Family Promise program to comply with costly regulations.

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Library business booming

The Lawrence Public Library has seen an extraordinary increase in users.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Feb. 24, 2009

Mainly clear skies are expected with a few passing high clouds. Look for a light south wind and a 9 PM temperature around 46 degrees.

Published on February 24, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for Feb. 24, 2009

Very few problems for commuters today as temperatures remain comfortable and the south wind winding down for the evening hours. Minor delays may still be in the works near 435 and US-69 and near Antioch and westbound K-10 will have reduced lanes from Mill Creek to Woodland Road. Construction should be wrapped up before rush hour.

Published on February 24, 2009

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Touch of New Orleans comes to Lawrence

Revelers on Massachusetts Street celebrate Fat Tuesday as part of the second annual Mardi Gras in Kansas parade.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Feb. 24, 2009

Clouds will blot out the sun from time to time during the morning and afternoon, but a south wind between 10-20 mph will keep our daytime high around 56. Our wind should drop to 5-10 mph out of the south for the evening, leaving the overnight low at a comfortable 37 degrees.

Published on February 24, 2009

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Commuter forecast, February 24, 2009

No adverse conditions will muddle the morning commute. No delays are expected out of MCI this morning. There is the slight possibility of a few sprinkles during the morning hours.

Published on February 24, 2009