Videos for October 9, 2009

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Firefighters honored for saving boy's life

Firefighters were honored at a ceremony in Manhattan Friday. They were responsible for saving the life of a 14-year-old boy who fell into the Kansas River back on June 5.

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Evening weather forecast for October 9, 2009

Expect temperatures to drop into the 30s as the area is enveloped in a freeze warning. The winds will be mild and the skies clearing as the evening wears on.

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Competition puts dog obedience on display

A competition for dogs took place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Friday. The show called for advanced obedience training and absolute control on the part of the pet owners.

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Joe-College.com fighting court order

Joe-College.com is fighting the decision from courts to pay the University of Kansas more than $600,000. The business argued the legal fees will be a death sentence for the local shop.

Published on October 9, 2009

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Old-Fashioned Christmas parade seeking funding

The Old-Fashioned Christmas parade, in its 16th year in Lawrence, is looking for donations to continue its tradition. The event, like many others, has fallen on tough economic times.

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Emergency crews train for natural gas fires

Local emergency crews spent time Friday training for situations involving natural gas fires. Though a generally safe fuel, crews strive to be prepared for all situations.

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Sayers to lead KU homecoming parade

KU sports great Gale Sayers will lead the homecoming parade Saturday. The parade will precede the Jayhawks' game against the Cyclones.

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Free State football run over by Olathe North

The Firebirds got all they could handle in Friday night's game against Olathe North. The 'Birds dropped the contest and fell to 4-2 on the season.

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LHS gets shutout, remains winless

Lawrence High School's football team has yet to win a game this season. The Lions were shutout by Shawnee Mission South Friday.

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Eudora High football fails to score in loss

Eudora's football team couldn't get on the scoreboard Friday night, falling to Gardner 26-0.

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Piper wins at Perry's expense

The Piper Pirates football team took on Perry Friday night. Piper came away with its fifth victory of the season.

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Tonganoxie football throttles St. James

Tonganoxie took care of business Friday, defeating St. James. The final score of the contest saw Tonganoxie on top 40-28.

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Veritas football's record unblemished

Veritas football improved to a perfect 6-0 record Friday night. The team took down a lesser Topeka team 46-39 in a close contest.

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KU football looks to claim homecoming victory

The Jayhawks will battle the Cyclones Saturday for their homecoming contest. KU looks to remain undefeated on the season.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 9, 2009

A touch of sunshine has warmed and dried things in the area, but be prepared for more cold air to come.

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Commuter Forecast for Oct. 9, 2009

Temperatures are staying in the mid-50s, and expect a lot of sunshine on the way home.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 9, 2009

Enjoy one last “warm” afternoon! We’ll start our Friday off with cloudy skies. Expect the clouds to clear by the afternoon with highs warming into the middle 50s. As we head in to tonight, expect partly cloudy to mostly clear skies, with lows dipping into the lower 30s. A cold front will push through the area Saturday morning, so we’ll reach middle 40s early in the morning and watch our temperatures plummet throughout the day.

Published on October 9, 2009

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Commuter forecast for October 9, 2009

Expect a dry start to your day today as you head into work. Routine construction will only cause minor delays. You may also want to grab a jacket, as the temperatures will be hanging in the 50s.

Published on October 9, 2009

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GameDay Cram Session: Iowa State

KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell and Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan take a look at what to expect from the Jayhawk football team's matchup against Iowa State.

Published on October 9, 2009