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Videos for June 11, 2009

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Thursday, June 11 weather at 10 p.m.

The high temperature for Friday, June 12 is 78 degrees with a low of 61.

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Former KU A.D. Frederick injured in bike accident

Former Kansas University athletic director Bob Frederick was flown by air ambulance to a Kansas City, Kan., hospital after a bicycle accident at Sixth Street and Kasold Drive Thursday evening.

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Local youth work on green thumbs

Members of the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club are tending to a garden containing tomatoes and herbs to be used as pizza toppings.

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KU searches for stolen pages

Kansas University officials are conducting a worldwide search as they look to recover thousands of dollars worth of pages stolen from books that date back to the early 1800s.

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Johnny’s to open second Lawrence location

The owners of Johnny’s Tavern, a north-of-the-river tradition since the 1950s, will convert the JB Stout’s location at Sixth and Wakarusa into Lawrence’s second Johnny’s location later this month.

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Orscheln to expand

Orscheln Farm & Home is seeking to rezone its property for a new farm and home store.

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New Nissan and Subaru dealer comes to Lawrence

There’s a new Nissan and Subaru dealer in town. Briggs Auto Group on Thursday bought the former Bossier Nissan Subaru dealership at 2300 W. 29th Terrace.

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Blaze engulfs bus; no passengers aboard

A Lawrence city bus was damaged by fire Wednesday afternoon after an apparent catastrophic engine failure.

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Section of 9th Street under construction

Ninth Street is closed to all traffic from Emery Road to Highland Drive.

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Program aims to educate others to teach visually impaired

A group of four graduate students from Missouri State University were in town Thursday, trying to navigate downtown Lawrence — blindfolded.

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Community activities planned for Ironman

Sunday's Ironman is expected to draw up to 6000 people.

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Smyth, Heere drafted on final day

KU closer Paul Smyth and right-fielder Brian Heere heard their names called Thursday, during the final day of the 2009 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft.

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Jackson dominates in Roundball Classic

Several former KU basketball players took part in the Roundball Classic at Free State High School on Thursday.

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Retired Simien calls Lawrence home

Former KU basketball Wayne Simien has retired from basketball and plans on raising his family in Lawrence.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for June 11, 2009

Mainly cloudy skies will continue for the evening, but with a very low chance of picking up significant rain. Look for a 9 PM temperature around 68 degrees with a northeast wind between 5-10 mph.

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Commuter Forecast for June 11, 2009

Expect some delays near the East Lawrence Interchange on I-70 for construction work. We are still looking at reduced lanes on K-7 between Shawnee Mission Parkway and Mission Road through late June.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 11, 2009

A break in the stormy chances will take hold Thursday. Clouds, however, will be somewhat harder to shift out of the 6 News Area. Highs will still be cool, because of the clouds, around 75°F. However, you might see a few peeks of sun by day's end.

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Commuter Forecast for June 11, 2009

There won't be many delays from Lawrence to Topeka, but Topeka could be full of road work.

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Trash collecting in Lawrence

Solid Waste Division employees offer insight to the amount of trash generated in Lawrence.

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