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Videos for January 12, 2009

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Conclusion

The role Kansas can play in addressing major issues confronting our state, nation, and world can be significant. The promise of our future must not be forgotten in the problems of the moment.

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Health care

Cancer has affected many Kansas families. The personal toll in lost lives and unrealized potential cannot be calculated.

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Energy policy

The energy crisis is real on many fronts affecting our economy, our national security, and our environment. Our own scientists at Kansas State University and the University of Kansas have joined with an overwhelming number of experts around the world who tell us that our time to solve these problems is running out.

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Economic development

My budget recommendations for 2009 and 2010 make significant reductions in most agencies, while trying to protect essential services.

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Kansas women try to regroup after loss

The Kansas women's basketball team is still trying to regroup after Saturday's dismantling at Bramlage Coliseum.

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Sooners rope in a win against Texas

The Oklahoma Sooners won against Texas, giving them a perfect 2-0 for the season in conference play.

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KU starts Big 12 play against rival K-State

With or without Mario Little, Big 12 play opens Tuesday night for the Kansas men's basketball team.

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Little’s status to be decided today

Bill Self and his staff has until game time Tuesday to decide whether or not Mario Little will play.

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City being asked to help get a leg up on long-distance race

Up to 2,000 people may be running down Massachusetts Street this spring if Lawrence city commissioners approve a new marathon-like event.

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Monday, January 12 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Tuesday, January 13 calls for a high of 34 and a low of 18.

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Woman still hospitalized after weekend accident at 23rd and Mass.

A Lawrence woman remains hospitalized in Kansas City, Kan., after a weekend wreck near 23rd and Massachusetts streets.

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Convenience at turnpike's Lawrence service area to close for six months

A refueling stop along the Kansas Turnpike is closed for the next six months.

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Kansas officially lands NBAF

A new federal lab will be built in Kansas to help protect the country from bioterrorism and the threat of plant an animal diseases.

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Repairs to state universities will cost $800 million or more

It's not the news that Kansas lawmakers are looking to hear in tight budget times, but the cost to fix crumbling classrooms at six universities in the state now tops $800 million.

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KJHK manager files for city seat

The leader of KU's radio station hopes to make some noise in the upcoming city commission elections.

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New commissioners for county seated

Two new Douglas County commissioners, Republican Jim Flory and Democrat Nancy Thellman, took office on Monday.

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Superintendent to take new job within district

Tonganoxie USD 464 will have new leadership beginning in the 2009-2010 school year.

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Lawrence High principal to resign

For the second time in two years, the Lawrence school district will be searching for a new high school principal.

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Board raises cost of driver’s education

The Lawrence school board gives driver's education the green light, but it will cost students more to get behind the wheel.

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Governor promises ‘a better day’ ahead

The state faces significant financial problems. On Monday night, Governor Kathleen Sebelius offered a glimpse of her solutions.

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The military and the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

Working together across communities and universities, we made our case for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility and we are proud to be its future home.

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Crime

Six years ago we developed shared solutions when our prisons were crowded, beds were full and staffing was short. We were faced with spending millions of dollars on new prisons to house the expanding population.

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Education

We invested millions in our schools, our students, our teachers, and our future. And even now, looking through the lens of today's economy, that investment was worth it and worth keeping.

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Governmental focus

Our focus tonight and over the next 90 legislative days should be on the people we serve: our priorities to educate our children, to provide for public safety and protect health services for our neediest citizens, to spur economic recovery and job growth, to build the infrastructure to move our goods and workers from product to market, and to encourage innovation and research as the core elements of a knowledge economy.

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The greater good

Everyone I recognized tonight shares one thing. They've all made difficult decisions to benefit our State and its citizens. In fact, the history of Kansas is a series of difficult decisions made by many other humble men and women who served the greater good.

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Introduction

Gov. Kathleen Sebelius welcomes the new and returning members of the Kansas Legislature as well as other visitors.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Jan. 12, 2009

Expect temperatures to fall along with a few raindrops. Most of the showers should fall apart for the evening leaving us with cloudy skies and a strong north wind between 15-35 mph. Look for a 9 p.m. temperature in the upper 20s.

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Commuter Forecast for Jan. 12, 2009

Expect temperatures to drop off into the 30s and wind speeds to pick up to near 30 mph. The only traffic issue expected outside of strong winds will be the K-7 & 24/40 interchange. Light rain is possible for your evening commute.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Jan. 12, 2009

The morning hours see a slight chance for rain and even a few wet snowflakes before drying out in the afternoon hours. The high temperature makes it up to 42° early in the day before a strong north wind will pick up bringing blustery conditions.

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Commuter forecast, January 12, 2008

Commuter forecast, January 12, 2008

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Community gathers for Shawn Fowler vigil

Community members gathered at the Williamstown Assembly of God in Perry for a vigil for Shawn Fowler, who went missing on December 10.

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