Videos for October 13, 2009

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Tuesday, October 13 weather at 10 p.m.

The forecast for Wednesday, October 14 calls for a high of 54 degrees and a low of 36.

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Student test scores going up in Kansas

For a ninth straight year, more Kansas students are achieving or exceeding reading and math standards, officials announced Tuesday afternoon.

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Free State soccer's Smith brings gymnastics to the pitch

The Free State soccer team is showing how gymnastics can lead to goal-scoring opportunities on the soccer pitch.

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Area pumpkin growers worried about small crop

With fewer than three weeks until Halloween, area pumpkin farmers are nervous. The wet and cool summer months have prompted growers to wonder whether they have enough pumpkins to last until the end of the month.

Published on October 13, 2009

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Mangino: QB Reesing deserves trophy consideration

Mark Mangino said before his Kansas University football team’s season began that fans shouldn’t expect to see any type of “Todd Reesing for Heisman” campaigning on behalf of the school. But that didn’t stop Kansas’ eighth-year coach from making a brief plug for his senior signal-caller during Monday’s Big 12 coaches teleconference.

Published on October 13, 2009

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Lawrence woman finalist to be national face of United Way campaign

Lawrence resident Caitlin Ballard says she is representing northeast Kansas this week in an online competition to become the national face of the United Way for 2010.

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City creates sustainability position

City commissioners agreed to formally create a position to help the city function more sustainably.

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Faith-based nonprofit wins $10K grant to help homeless

A group that opens church doors to welcome homeless families recently received a boost in the way of a $10,000 grant from the Servant Christian Community Foundation.

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Firebird soccer falls to Olathe East

Free State soccer celebrated senior night but lost to Olathe East.

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SM East shuts out LHS soccer

Lawrence High's soccer team dealt with rainy conditions but fell to Shawnee Mission East, 2-0.

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Free State volleyball shut out at home quad

Free State hosted a quad Tuesday night but dropped all three of its matches.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Oct. 13, 2009

A light mist is making its way through the area, with heavier showers waiting in the wings for tonight.

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Commuter Forecast for Oct. 13, 2009

It will be a chilly afternoon for your drive home today, with no major delays expected.

Published on October 13, 2009

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for Oct. 10, 2009

Mostly cloudy skies continue for today, with rain possible by the afternoon. Highs today will struggle to make it out of the upper 40s, with winds from the east at 10 to 15 mph, gusting to 20 mph.

Published on October 13, 2009

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Commuter Forecast for October 13, 2009

We're looking at a dry morning commute. Travel between Lawrence and Topeka could be restricted by some routine road work along I-70 and Highway 24.

Published on October 13, 2009