Videos for October 8, 2009

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Evening weather forecast for October 8, 2009

The weather will remain wet tonight although the rain will be dwindling to a mist as the evening rolls on. The temperature will be sitting in the low 40s.

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Newspaper carrier alerts residents of fire

A Journal-World newspaper carrier helped alert sleeping residents their building was on fire early Thursday morning. No one was injured in the incident, which caused an estimated $500,000 of damage.

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Local man helps disaster victims in Philippines

A local resident and survivor of a tsunami is helping others in need after flooding in the Philippines. The local man will help with ongoing relief efforts.

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84-year-old man hospitalized after being hit by car

An 84-year-old man was taken to an area hospital after being hit by a car Thursday. The man was jaywalking when the accident occurred. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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State leaders optimistic on lab deal

Kansas lawmakers are calling an agreement to spend more than $30 million on a bio-defense lab in Manhattan a major event. The agreement could help ensure the lab is built.

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Alternate uses for depot discussed

Area residents gathered Thursday to discuss other uses for the east Lawrence train depot. A current restoration plan will be brought up with city commissioners in December.

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New process for road projects discussed

Topeka leaders gathered Thursday to discuss a new process for selecting construction projects. The new process will change the way projects are selected and prioritized.

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KU basketball players take preseason honors

Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich were both named preseason Big 12 players of the year. The Jayhawks are preseason favorites to cut down the nets in March.

Published on October 8, 2009

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ESPNU to air Late Night practice

KU basketball's first practice of the season will be nationally televised. Late Night in the Phog officially tips off the Jayhawks basketball season.

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KU football preparing for Iowa State matchup

Big 12 conference play got underway Thursday night when Missouri battled Nebraska. Coach Mark Mangino and the Jayhawks open their conference schedule at home against the Cyclones Saturday.

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Football Firebirds prepare for game amid injuries, illness

A number of Free State High School football players missed some practice time this week with injuries or illness. Free State will be featured in this week's high school game of the week.

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Free State soccer falls to Olathe South

The Firebirds dropped their third game of the season against Olathe South Thursday. Free State's record dropped to 9-3.

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Area high schools host volleyball quads

Lawrence High School and Free State High School hosted quad volleyball tournaments Thursday. The host teams both came away with 2-1 records in their respective events.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Suspect in Hawk shooting back in court

The trial for the man accused of firing shots into a crowd outside the Hawk is back in Douglas County courts. His trial is set to begin in November and last a week. Three people were injured in the original shooting.

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Evening weather forecast for Thursday, October 8, 2009

The rain should taper off, but not completely until Friday morning. Thursday night's low is 45 degrees.

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Commuter Forecast for October 8, 2009

Despite a wet commute there should not be any major delays besides typical rush-hour traffic, although construction along I-35 may slow things down a bit.

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Music Mentors

Watch and listen as Music Mentors volunteer Aubrey Wilson, a Kansas University junior from Shawnee, leads Lawrence six-year-old Tatum McCart in her second week of violin lessons.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Fire chief discusses Aberdeen fire

Division Chief Joe Hoelscher of Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical discusses the fire at the Aberdeen South apartment complex Thursday, October 8, 2009. Nobody was hurt in the fire.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Firefighters battle Aberdeen blaze

Fire crews attempted to calm flames engulfing the Aberdeen South apartment complex Thursday, October 8, 2009. The speed on this user-submitted video has been increased to four times the normal rate, as responders doused the building for over 20 minutes.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Crews extinguish Aberdeen fire

Fire crews extinguished the flames engulfing the Aberdeen South apartment complex in this submitted video Thursday, October 8, 2009.

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Aberdeen resident discusses fire

William Miller, who lives in an Aberdeen South apartment building next to the the one that caught fire early Thursday morning, October 8, 2009, discusses what he saw and heard.

Published on October 8, 2009

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Fire crews respond to blaze at Aberdeen apartments

Lawrence Douglas County Fire Medical crews responded to a fire call at Aberdeen South apartments, 4700 W. 27th Street, shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday.

Published on October 8, 2009