Videos for January 13, 2009

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Tuesday, January 13 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, January 14 calls for a high of 29 and a low of 23.

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Free State bowlers start their season

Tuesday was opening day for the Free State High bowling teams.

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Researchers: Cell phone as impairing as alcohol on the road

KU's Transportation Research Institute says that driving while talking on a cell phone is as bad as driving drunk.

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Officers describe December high-speed chase in court

The morning of December 2 was a scary one for area law enforcement.

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Wood stove ignites Eudora home

Fire broke out this afternoon at a house southwest of Eudora.

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Haskell celebrates 125 years

Students celebrated Haskell's 125th year at convocation Tuesday afternoon.

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Lawrence looks to add third sister city

Lawrence could add another sibling. City leaders are looking at Iniades, Greece as a new sister city.

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Officials suspect fatal Osage County fire was arson

Officials think a fire that killed three children and one man in Scranton was intentionally set.

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Indictment issued in credit union robbery

A federal grand jury has indicted a man accused of robbing a Lawrence credit union last month.

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Sebelius' budget plan calls for cuts to education funding

The news out of Topeka on the first full day of the legislative session paints a grim budget picture.

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KU crushes K-State in conference opener

KU tipped off the 2009 Big 12 season with a 17th-straight conference opening win. It was their 33rd consecutive victory in Allen Fieldhouse.

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City may lose about $1M in funding

Budget cuts are hitting local governments hard. The governor's proposed budget would create at least a $1 million shortfall in the city's already-approved 2009 budget.

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School board to discuss lawsuit over athletic fields at special meeting

The Lawrence School Board has scheduled a special meeting to discuss a pending lawsuit about Lawrence High's new athletic fields.

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City to provide aid for new race

Lawrence city commissioners gave the necessary approvals for a long-distance running race here in Lawrence.

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Piper girls fall to Mill Valley

The Piper girls took on the Mill Valley Jaguars at Piper Tuesday night.

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Piper High takes on Mill Valley at home

The Pirates held on against Mill Valley in a 41-40 victory.

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Tonganoxie girls take down Turner

The Chieftains defeated the Golden Bears 48-28.

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Tonganoxie boys beat Turner Golden Bears

Tonganoxie held on late against Turner to win 51-46.

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Useless Fieldhouse Trivia with D.J. Whetter

6Sports' Kevin Romary tries to stump D.J. in a segment they like to call Useless Fieldhouse Trivia.

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6Sports Preview: Kansas vs. K-State

The Jayhawks take on in-state rival Kansas State Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.

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Little will play

KU's Mario Little will not red shirt this year and will take the floor Tuesday night in the Jayhawks' conference opener against Kansas State.

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Commuter Forecast for Jan. 13, 2009

Temperatures will hover in the middle to upper 20s for the evening commute. Expect clouds to continue to push in for the evening. The areas that pose the biggest travel delays will be the K-7 and 24/40 interchange as it is closed for construction.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Jan. 13, 2009

Temperatures for the evening will continue to linger in the middle to upper 20s with a south wind between 10-25 mph. Expect wind chill readings to stay in the middle teens for the bulk of the evening.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Jan. 13, 2009

Temperatures will stay bitter for much of the morning, but we'll reach the lower 30s by mid-afternoon. Clouds and cold air will rush in overnight and drop us down to single-digit temperatures tomorrow morning.

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Commuter forecast, January 13, 2008

Other than the cold temperatures, there aren't any road problems anticipated this morning. Roads are in good shape from Topeka to Kansas City. No delays are expected at MCI this morning.

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Conclusion

Although we bring different ideas, strengths, experiences and biases to the process, you have elected us to represent your best interests. Your best interests can only be served through sound public policies.

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Energy policy

Over the past 12 months, we've seen major fluctuations in energy costs. Developing a statewide comprehensive energy plan is imperative to Kansas' ability to progress and to continue to provide energy that is accessible, affordable and reliable.

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Transportation

A well-maintained and well-planned transportation system is vital to the state's health. Not only is it imperative to be able to move people safely and efficiently, but a good transportation system serves as a catalyst for economic growth and development.

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Health care

Led by Republicans, the 2008 legislature made significant progress in health care reform with its funding for preventative health care clinics.

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Science and research

Science and technology are two of the most powerful and enduring contributors to economic vitality and quality of life. Kansas has a great technological heritage. Innovations will help lead to our economic recovery.

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National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility

To offset disappointing budget news, it is encouraging to know that we are on the threshold of one of the most exciting projects in Kansas history: the NBAF in Manhattan.

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State budget

We must acknowledge the impact of the faltering economy. We are well aware of the budget pressures we face, and we are equally aware of the current recession in the United States. But legislative Republicans do not believe it is prudent to consider tax increases at this time.

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Introduction

Stephen Morris, president of the Kansas Senate, provides the legislative Republican perspective on the State of the State.

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GameDay Cram Session: Kansas State

KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell & Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan take a look at what to expect from the Jayhawk men's basketball team's first conference game of the season against Kansas State.

Published on January 13, 2009