Videos for April 12, 2010

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Overnight weather for April 13, 2010

The temperatures will be cool and the winds a little breezing tonight. Tomorrow expect gusty winds and warm weather in the 80s.

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Students gain wetlands wisdom

Students from Langston Hughes Elementary spent some time in the Baker Wetlands learning about critters Monday. Other area schools will be visiting the wetlands later this month.

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Charges dismissed in local K2 case

Criminal charges against a Lawrence man at the center of a K2 controversy were dismissed Monday. The man's company Web site says the company is back in business.

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Domestic violence bill signed into law

Gov. Mark Parkinson Monday signed a bill into law to improve tracking methods for domestic violence cases.

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Legislature in works to help military members

Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins is supporting legislature to help members of the military get jobs after serving. The bill would extend tax credits to small businesses that hire members of the national guard or reserves.

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Kansas aims for military friendliness

Kansas is trying to become the most military-friendly state in the nation. Gov. Mark Parkinson signed a bill to improve relations between military bases and their surrounding communities.

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Concerns voiced at school board meeting

Parents of Kennedy Elementary students voiced their concerns at Monday night's school board meeting. Proposals to change boundary lines would move as many as 65 students to New York School.

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Kansas Athletics announces settlement

Kansas Athletics announced Monday it reached a settlement with local business Joe-College. The small t-shirt shop will not have to pay the nearly $800,000 in damages.

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Weekend stabbing suspect in court

The suspect in a weekend stabbing incident appeared in court for the first time Monday. The man is currently being charged with aggravated battery and aggravated assault.

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New Mayor in Tuesday at City Hall

Lawrence mayor Rob Chestnut will end his one-year stint as city leader and hand over the reigns to Mike Amyx. Chestnut will remain a member of the five-person city commission.

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Plans for shelter move delayed

Plans to relocate the homeless shelter in Lawrence to a building near the Douglas County Jail are being delayed at least another week. The plans will be heard at the April 20 meeting.

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Kidcast: Daniel Page

The Kidcast weather segment for April 12, 2010.

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Free State baseball rally falls short

The Firebirds fought their way back into the game against Olathe North Monday but came up just short of the victory. Free State fell to 5-2 on the season after the 5-4 loss.

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Free State tennis crushes Lawrence High

The Firebirds took it to the Lions in Monday's city tennis matchup. Free State dominated both doubles and singles, winning eight of nine matches.

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Jayhawks earn honors at basketball banquet

Several KU basketball players earned awards at Monday's banquet. Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich each took home a Mr. basketball award, giving to the season MVP.

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6Sports Top Six

The best six plays from the week's area sports.

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6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for April 12, 2010

Expect abundant sunshine with a few passing clouds from time to time for most of this week with high temperatures in the upper 70s to near 80. The next chance for showers or storms arrives late Thursday.

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Commuter Forecast for April 12, 2010

It's a warm and fairly breezy afternoon out there, and traffic should be mostly normal, although the East Lawrence Interchange is closed.

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6 Weather Morning Forecast for April 12, 2010

Mostly sunny skies and breezy south winds at 10-20 mph will send the temperature into the upper 70s once again today. Skies are expected to be mostly clear tonight with a south wind at 10-15 mph.

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Commuter forecast for April 12, 2010

It's going to be an excellent, though slightly windy, start to the week today. There shouldn't be any major traffic delays to slow you down, just be mindful of the fact that Lawrence exit 204 is still closed.

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One in a million

Darren Pousson talks about his diagnosis and treatment for gray zone lymphoma.

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