Videos for January 29, 2009

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Bad economy can be good news for business start-ups

While many businesses are laying off employees, two Lawrence entrepreneurs are bucking the trend by opening up and hiring.

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Thursday, January 29 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Friday, January 30 calls for a high of 45 and a low of 17.

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2 arrested in robberies at fast food restaurant

Police said it was important to get the suspects in the Burger King robbery off the street fast.

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More than 70 dogs seized because of poor treatment

Kansas Animal Health Department seized dozens of dogs from two breeders.

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Accident sends one man to the hospital

A 24-year-old Lecompton area man is flown to a Topeka hospital after a one-car accident Thursday evening.

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Lecompton area man flown to hospital following accident

One man was seriously injured a wreck west of Lawrence.

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Bren Koontz: High School Scholar Athlete of the Month

On the court, Bren Koontz has the game to play at the college level. But her dream of attending med school means that basketball comes second.

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Lawrence High boys slide by Hogan Prep

The Lawrence High boys defeated Hogan Prep 67-65 in their Thursday night matchup.

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Lawrence High girls fall in opening tourney game

The Lawrence High girls tipped off in the Lady Thunderbird Classic on Thursday night.

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Free State girls advance in tournament

The Free State girls basketball team hosted seven prep squads in the ninth annual Firebird Winter Classic.

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Sebelius honors Kansas history

Governor Kathleen Sebelius led students in the state song Thursday in honor of Kansas Day.

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Local elementary students know a thing or two about Kansas

The State of Kansas turned 148 years old on Thursday, and some local elementary students celebrated with state symbols and songs.

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Tonganoxie debaters win championship

Some Tonganoxie High School students aren't ones to argue with. This past Saturday at a debate competition in Topeka, the debate team's long-lived success continued.

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Lawrence economy is dwindling, federal numbers show

Layoffs have mounted at major Lawrence businesses, but they're just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to job loss in the city.

Published on January 29, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Jan. 29, 2009

Expect a few passing clouds for the afternoon and evening with temperatures staying steady for the remainder of the evening. Our 9 p.m. temperature will drop to 30 degrees with a northwest wind between 5-15 mph. Temperatures should continue to climb into Saturday from here.

Published on January 29, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for Jan. 29, 2009

Bright sunshine with a few passing clouds and temperatures in the low 40s are expected for the evening commute. No major construction projects in the region, so we are dealing mostly with typical rush-hour traffic.

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Students celebrate Kansas Day

A rousing rendition of "I'm a Jayhawk" was a highlight of the Kansas Day program for kindergartners at Quail Run Elementary.

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Happy Birthday, Kansas!

The state turned 148 years old, and Kansans celebrated in style.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Jan. 29, 2009

A nice Thursday on tap, with not as big of a warm-up as yesterday on hand but highs should make it into the 30s. A bit of cloud cover will prevent further warming.

Published on January 29, 2009

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Commuter forecast, January 29, 2008

Smooth sailing across northeast Kansas today. We have warmer temperatures than yesterday, but it will be a bit more windy this afternoon. No delays are expected at MCI this morning unless you're heading to portions of the East Coast.

Published on January 29, 2009