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Videos for May 13, 2009

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Wednesday, May 13 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Thursday, May 14 calls for a high of 73 degrees and a low of 50.

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Third defendant in 2005 Dollar General murder gets maximum juvenile sentence

A four-year jail sentence was handed down Wednesday for the third and final suspect in a 2005 murder at the Bonner Springs Dollar General.

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Pool drain law delays Eudora pool opening

A new federal law has created a mess for Eudora officials, and families in Eudora may have to wait before enjoying their new pool.

Published on May 13, 2009

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‘Jeopardy!’ contestant finishes with $10,000

A KU student's run for a "Jeopardy!" title has come to an end. KU senior Mark Petterson lost in the semi-final round of the college championship.

Published on May 13, 2009

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Herbicide treatment delayed at lake

Why use herbicide when solar power will do the job? That was the logic behind county commissioners, who have decided not to spray for weeds at Lone Star Lake.

Published on May 13, 2009

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LHS, FSHS to meet in baseball showdown Thursday

Tuesday night, the Free State High baseball team clinched at least a share of the Sunflower League title with a win over Shawnee Mission Northwest. On Wednesday, the Lions had a chance to join the Firebirds as league champs.

Published on May 13, 2009

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Free State tennis teammates share brotherly bond

One foreign exchange student and one Midwest native at Free State High School have developed a strong friendship on the court.

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City ponders retail-restaurant ratio

Lawrence city leaders are working to determine the future look and feel of downtown.

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Retiring district leaders honored at reception

Three top Lawrence school district officials were honored Wednesday at a community reception.

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Soldier’s early return makes kids’ day

One Langston Hughes Elementary student received a special surprise at school today.

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Lions, Firebirds take part in golf invitational

Wednesday proved to be a windy day for the Lawrence Invitational at Alvamar Golf Course.

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Students help create drop box for books

The Lawrence Public Library is becoming more environmentally friendly and helping library-goers in the process.

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FSHS doubles team to play in Wichita

A pair of Free State High School students is traveling to Wichita this weekend to take part in the state showcase.

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KU student makes another 'Jeopardy!' appearance

Mark Petterson, a Kansas University senior from Prairie Village, competed Wednesday in the semifinal round of the "Jeopardy!" college championship tournament as a wildcard contestant.

Published on May 13, 2009

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 13, 2009

Showers and t-storms will develop late in the day and continue into the first half of the evening as a cold front sweeps across the region. Look for the storms to push out of the area near 8 or 9 PM leaving our temperature around 67 degrees, and a wind that will shift to the north between 5-15 mph.

Published on May 13, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for May 13, 2009

Expect thunderstorms to develop for your evening commute, with some bringing heavy rain and the possibility of hail. Travel concerns other than the t-storms remain along K-7 between Johnson Drive to Shawnee Mission Parkway and also the ramp for Westbound I-435 to southbound US-69 is closed through Friday.

Published on May 13, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for May 13, 2009

An isolated morning storm is not out of the question, but all eyes are on severe thunderstorms possible generally after 3 p.m., Wednesday. The atmosphere will be highly unstable.

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Commuter forecast, May 13, 2009

You'll have to share the road on Highway 24 this morning because the eastbound lane will be closed for construction. Some afternoon thunderstorms could impact your afternoon commute.

Published on May 13, 2009