Videos for June 17, 2009

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Wednesday, June 17 weather at 10 p.m.

The high for Thursday, June 18 is 95 degrees with a low of 75.

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Mourners celebrate Frederick's life

The Lawrence community said goodbye to Bob Frederick at the Lied Center on Wednesday.

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Summer camp removes students' hurdles

Twenty miles east of Lawrence, along Kansas Highway 32, sits a small summer camp where dreams are being realized.

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Suspect’s martial arts skills weighed

Prosecutors say Matthew Jaeger, trained in the Brazilian martial art of jiu-jitsu, had a history of using a sleeper hold on his ex-girlfriend to knock her unconscious, and they pleaded with a judge Wednesday to allow that evidence to be heard at his upcoming trial.

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Woman killed in head-on collision

A 47-year-old Tonganoxie woman was killed in a head-on collision Tuesday near Tonganoxie.

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Frederick will be missed in athletics community

Dr. Bob Frederick dedicated much of his life to the University of Kansas and the city of Lawrence.

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Dozens to fulfill education dream

With jobs getting harder and harder to come by in these tough economic times, imagine trying to find employment without a high school diploma. It’s nearly impossible.

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Ex-husband, son charged in attack with baseball bat

A 45-year-old Lawrence woman woke up early Tuesday morning to her 15-year-old son beating her in the head with an aluminum softball bat, according to documents filed Wednesday in Douglas County District Court.

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Area's claim as Civil War birthplace could get boost

Eastern Kansas and western Missouri’s claim as the birthplace of the Civil War is expected to receive a boost. The board for the Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area will finalize a key document on Thursday that will allow a 41-county region along the Kansas-Missouri border to apply for up to $10 million in federal funding over the next 15 years.

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Woodland set for U.S. Open

Former KU golfer Gary Woodland will tee off at the 2009 U.S. Open on Thursday, which will be his first ever major.

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Alums outlast current players

The second week of Bill Self's basketball camp wrapped up this week with a scrimmage betwee current KU basketball players and Jayhawk alumni.

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Benediction and closing

Rev. Dr. Peter Luckey ends the Bob Frederick's Memorial Service with prayer and a benediction, and Jodi Breckenridge Petit leads the assemblage in singing "Crimson and the Blue."

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Brian Frederick

Brian Frederick speaks at his father's memorial service in the Lied Center.

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Ray Bechard and Max Urick

Ray Bechard and Max Urick speak at Bob Frederick's Memorial Service in the Lied Center.

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Brad, Mark and Chris Frederick

Brad, Mark and Chris Frederick speak at their father's memorial service in the Lied Center.

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The Eulogy

The eulogy, "A True Mensch," is delivered by Rev. Dr. Peter Luckey at Bob Frederick's Memorial Service in the Lied Center.

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David Ambler and Katie Martincich

David Ambler and Katie Martincich speak at Bob Frederick's Memorial Service in the Lied Center.

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Prayer of Invocation

Rev. Dr. Peter Luckey offers the prayer of Invocation and Barbara Ballard sings "On Eagle's Wings" at Bob Frederick's Memorial Service.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for June 17, 2009

Severe weather watches to our north and our east, but it looks like most of the severe weather should stay away from our immediate area.

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Commuter Forecast for June 17, 2009

Warm temperatures and some strong storms to the north to look out for on the afternoon commute.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for June 17, 2009

The combination of hot Kansas sunshine and plenty of water still around, will mean a very uncomfortable and humid Wednesday across all of Northeast Kansas. While actual temperatures will be around 93°F, present indications point towards the "feel-like" temperature, which we call the "heat index", will likely top 100°F by late Wednesday afternoon.

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Commuter Forecast for June 17, 2009

North Topeka road work will commence thanks to hot temperatures and clear skies.

Published on June 17, 2009