Videos for March 13, 2009

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Friday, March 13 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Saturday, March 14 calls for a high of 55 and a low of 26.

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Boys & Girls Club struggles with budget shortfall

One of Lawrence's most widely-used civic programs faces difficult budget choices, and possible cuts could impact thousands of households.

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Alcohol cases a daily event at hospital

Alcohol is unfortunately a key factor in many emergency situations involving college students. Death from alcohol is rare, but alcohol-related trips to the emergency room are not.

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Students heed spring break warnings

Kansas University students preparing to go on spring break have been warned about violence in Mexico, dangers of drinking and a serial rapist in Lawrence.

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Sebelius balancing time between Kansas and Washington

There is uncertainty about when confirmation hearings will begin for Kathleen Sebelius' new position in Washington.

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Commissioner Charles Jones plans to resign

Charles Jones says he wants to focus more on his job at KU, where he is director of the Public Management Center.

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Portion of U.S. 59 to be closed next week

Drivers should expect delays early next week on U.S. 59 south of Lawrence. A lane will be closed on the highway so crews can relocate utilities.

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Lariviere appointed president of the University of Oregon

Vice Chancellor Richard Lariviere announced he would leave a couple of weeks ago, but now his new position is official.

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KU women fall to No. 3 Oklahoma

Danielle McCray scored 22 points against the Sooners, but the Jayhawks couldn't pull a win against Oklahoma. They lost 76-59.

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School lauds teacher with bagpipes

St. Patrick's Day comes early at one Lawrence elementary school, bringing a special surprise for one proud Irishman.

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Baylor a hot team in the tournament

After defeating Kansas on Thursday, Baylor sent the Texas Longhorns home packing with a 76-70 win.

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Jayhawks await NCAA tourney status

KU fans received an unexpected performance yesterday afternoon from the Kansas men's basketball team. Baylor defeated Kansas 71-64.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for March 13, 2009

Temperatures will remain below average as the clouds overhead slowly begin to move out of the area. Look for a 9 PM temperature around 34 degrees with a light east wind between 5-10 mph.

Published on March 13, 2009

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Skeeter Kingsolver, Pro Bull Rider

Skeeter Kingsolver, 19, is a professional bull rider from McClouth. Kingsolver has dreamed his whole life of being exactly where he is now — on tour doing what he loves.

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Commuter Forecast for March 13, 2009

Very few problems are expected for the evening commute. Northbound and Southbound I-435 near Midland Drive will have a moving construction project for pavement repair work. Crews expect to have work wrapped up before the rush-hour commute.

Published on March 13, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for March 13, 2009

Limited sunshine can be expected over the next few days. It's mostly cloudy today with highs around 48 and east winds of 10 mph. Overnight lows will be around 26 degrees. Saturday will be mostly cloudy but slightly warmer with highs around 52.

Published on March 13, 2009

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Train collides with car just outside of North Lawrence

A freight train collided with a 1995 Ford Explorer early Friday morning northeast of Lawrence.

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Commuter forecast, March 13, 2009

Roads are looking clear for your commute this morning. There will some roadwork from Lawrence to Kansas City, but no delays are expected from MCI.

Published on March 13, 2009