Videos for July 8, 2009

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Wednesday, July 8 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, July 9 calls for a high of 94 and a low of 71.

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Keeping Collins and Aldrich a windfall for KU

The best recruiting job Bill Self did this summer? Keeping his two star upperclassmen on campus.

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Several thousand turn out at workout

Thousands of people participated Wednesday in the world's largest community workout.

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Historic downtown business closes doors

The Round Corner shop downtown closed its doors Wednesday.

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K-10 accident sends one to hospital

An emergency helicopter took one person to the hospital after a crash along K-10.

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KU holds financial forum

KU officials say the state budget crisis is hurting its students.

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Raiders fall, 8-7

The Lawrence Raiders fell to Olathe South by one run Wednesday.

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Cards help local charities

About 7,700 people are using the Lawrence Giveback card to donate to charity.

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Strong thunderstorm rolls through area

A few residents suffered property damage during a brief but powerful thunderstorm Wednesday afternoon.

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Camp helps kids' communication

A local camp is helping communication-challenged kids learn.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 8, 2009

One lone thunderstorm rolled through the area, but we shouldn't see much if any follow-up.

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Commuter Forecast for July 8, 2009

The rain earlier has cooled things off, and there should only be minor road construction to deal with this afternoon.

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T-bone accident temporarily shuts down K-10

An emergency helicopter was called to the scene of a two vehicle accident on the K-10 bypass near Kasold Drive at 9:20 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2009.

Published on July 8, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 8, 2009

Temperatures should stay in the 80's today, but it will be humid and the heat index will push 100 degrees. The chance of showers will dwindle as Wednesday progresses, but some storms could redevelop in the evening.

Published on July 8, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for July 8, 2009

Latest indications are slowing the advancement of hot temperatures from the southwest. If this trend continues, we may narrowly miss out on the hottest temperatures, but high humidity will likely stay intact for the remainder of the week, going into the weekend.

Published on July 8, 2009

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Commuter forecast for July 8, 2009

Expect minor delays on the morning commute. Also watch for temperatures to get up near 90 degrees as the day moves along.

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Evening weather forecast for Tuesday, July 7

Temperatures are a little below average but the humidity remains high. The evening will be clear with temperatures around 65 degrees.

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Bike and Build rolls through Lawrence

Habitat's Bike and Build program is halfway through its 2000 mile trek but stopped in Lawrence to construct a new home.

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Oread Inn to open early 2010

Construction on the Oread Inn is moving forward. The high-end hotel is slated for a January or February 2010 opening.

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High school sports facilities can benefit from donations

An anonymous donor has offered money to help better Freestate's sports facilities. Issues of equality among the area schools are at the forefront of discussion.

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Repair plans for Bowersock moving forward

City commissioners are moving forward with plans to repair the Bowersock dam. Repairs could begin as early as August.

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Social service budget cuts reduced

Douglas County commissioners followed through with their plan to reduce the three percent budget cut placed on social service agencies.

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New law aims to protect prosecutors

A new law was passed allowing prosecutors and courtroom staff to carry guns on the job. Supporters of the law say it will help protect the prosecutors.

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Foul odor causes health center evacuation

A strange odor caused alarm and an evacuation of about 60 people from KU's student health center.

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Community workout tries for world record

Red Dog's Dog Days summer workout will attempt to set a world record for the largest community workout tomorrow afternoon.

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Companies scam Kansas homeowners

Steve Six has filed lawsuits against five companies that are taking advantage of homeowners in need of help.

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Legion baseball highlights

Highlights from the contest between the Lawrence Raiders and the Topeka Golden Giants.

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Appleton transfers from KU

Tyrone Appleton will leave KU to play his senior season at Southwest Baptist University.

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Former Eagle Bend golf pro still swinging

Former Eagle Bend golf pro Jim Kane talks about his attempts to make the Champions Tour.

Published on July 8, 2009