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School board accepts anonymous donation
The Lawrence school board voted to accept an anonymous $400,000 donation to help with construction costs at Free State High School. The donation will go toward building new athletic facilities.
Published on July 13, 2009
Evening weather for July 13, 2009
There is a chance for some storms late into the evening and early morning hours. Expect temperatures to remain in the mid-70s throughout the evening.
Raccoons rescued from garbage truck
Two young raccoons found themselves trapped in a garbage truck Monday morning. Animal control was called to the scene and rescued the two scavengers.
Woman sentenced in high-speed chase
Barbara Jo Schnegelsiepen was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison following a high-speed chase that ended with her hitting an officer. She will also be made to pay about $36,000 in restitution.
Bank robber back in court
A man serving time in prison for robbing banks is in court in Douglas County. He is being charged with robberies of Douglas County banks from 2003.
New County Appraiser appointed
Steven Miles is taking over as the new Douglas County appraiser. Miles has served 18 years in the County offices.
City close to purchasing Farmland
The City of Lawrence is close to a deal to purchase the former Farmland Industries property. The property just east of Lawrence spans more than 400 acres.
Common Cents: Keep your cool with a pool
Lori Carson talks about what you should consider before purchasing a pool.
Kidcast: Carnell Douglas
Kidcast for July 13 featuring Carnell Douglas.
KU's Buford arrested during weekend
Chase Buford was arrested Saturday morning on charges of operating under the influence. Coach Bill Self said in a statement that discipline would be handled in-house.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for July 13, 2009
A very stuffy afternoon in the area today, leading to some heat advisories tomorrow to the east.
Commuter Forecast for July 13, 2009
Temperatures are on the cooler side thanks to some showers earlier, and it looks like a typical afternoon commute should be in store today.
Animal control retrieves racoons from trash truck
An animal rescue prompted a slight delay in a Lawrence trash crew’s route Monday morning, after two young raccoons wound up inside the crew’s trash truck.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for Monday, July 13
Temperatures will reach the upper 80's on Monday, but feel like low- to mid-90's with the humidity.
Commuter forecast for Monday, July 13
There is a possibility for isolated showers and thunderstorms this morning, otherwise you can expect the same minor delays from Lawrence to Topeka and toward Kansas City.
Evening weather for July 12, 2009
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